An Iranian player pulled out of a soccer game against Maccabi Tel Aviv. Officially, Vahid Hashemian, who plays for Bayern Munich, pulled out of his German team’s game against Maccabi Tel Aviv in Israel on Rosh Hashanah because of an injury. But an Iranian official had warned of consequences for athletes who travel to Israel.
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