This Sunday August 7 was to take place a friendly match between Atlético de Madrid and Juventus in Tel Aviv (Israel). However, with tensions rising on the outskirts of the Israeli city, both clubs wanted to cancel the match for security reasons.
Since yesterday, exchanges of fire have taken place between the Israeli army and Gaza. Many deaths and injuries are to be deplored on the Gaza side, with twelve dead and 79 injured according to France Info, following airstrikes by the Israeli army. In return, Gaza would have sent a hundred rockets in the direction of Tel Aviv. An escalation of violence, which logically does not favor the arrival of the two clubs in Israel.
Juventus-Atletico Madrid friendly match canceled
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