It is dry, grey and uneven, but to the boys of Silwan, a Palestinian neighborhood clinging to a hill behind Jerusalem’s Old City, their pint-sized football pitch, with its cracked surface and simple goalposts, was a precious refuge.
Hungarian soccer fans are being investigated for performing Nazi salutes during a match at the Euro 2016 soccer tournament in France.
Soccer star Lionel Messi was slammed as “Jewish” and a “Zionist” by Egyptian officials after donating his soccer shoes to a charity in Egypt.
Bayern Munich apologized to anyone who saw Holocaust imagery in a graphic the German soccer club posted on Twitter.
Two fans of the Southampton soccer club have been banned from attending English Premier League games for three years for making “fascist salutes” and “racist gestures” at Jewish fans during a recent match.
Tunisian Jews called on their government to discipline the president of a soccer club who is accused of making an anti-Semitic slur against a Jewish referee.
European soccer body UEFA has upheld its decision to deduct a point from Croatia’s Euro 2016 qualifying tally for a racist incident in June.
Some say they know how underdog Israel kept soccer superstar Gareth Bale under wraps and won a surprising tie with Wales – it’s witchcraft!
Israel will allow a soccer match in the West Bank between a Palestinian team and a squad from the United Arab Emirates.
A Palestinian soccer team in Gaza is hosting a team from the West Bank for the first time since 2000.