Argentina cancels friendly tie against Israel after killings in Gaza

Argentina has cancelled a World Cup warm-up match against Israel under political pressure over Israel’s treatment of Palestinians in Gaza.
According to a report in the BBC, Argentine striker Gonzalo Higuain told the ESPN the game had been cancelled.

“They’ve finally done the right thing,” Higuain said in an interview.

The Israeli Embassy in Argentina tweeted to confirm that the football friendly between the two countries was off.

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