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About the Film
Beitar Jerusalem F.C. is the most popular and controversial football team in Israel, the only club in the Premier League never to sign an Arab player. Mid-way through the 2012-13 season, a secretive transfer deal by the owner, Russian-Israeli oligarch Arcadi Gaydamak, brought two Muslim players from Chechnya. The deal inspired the most racist campaign in Israeli sport that sent the club spiralling out of control. One season in a life of this famed club is a story of Israeli society, personal identity, politics, money and a window into how racism is destroying a team and society from within.
A film for true football fans and a real eye opener to football in other parts of the world, 100% worth the watch.
Incredible and important story beautifully told. A must see.
Really good film, I haven't seen a football or sport documentary like this before - eye opening stuff!