Argentina has cancelled a friendly match with Israel in the framework of the world Championship.
Thus the country has the political pressure on the attitude of Israel to the Palestinians in the Gaza strip.
Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain said on the sports channel ESPN on Tuesday that the game was cancelled.
“Finally, we did the right thing,” said Higuain in an interview.
The Israeli Embassy in Argentina on Twitter confirmed that the match between the two countries was cancelled.
According to media reports, the Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu addressed to the President of Argentina Mauricio Macri in an attempt to save a friendly match, which was held in Jerusalem on Saturday.
News of the cancellation caused the joy of the protesters in the Gaza strip, where Israeli forces have killed at least 120 Palestinians during the recent protests.
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