An Israeli Arab scored a goal in the final minutes of a World Cup qualifying match, helping Israel advance to the next round of the tournament. Abbas Suwan, from the northern village of Sakhnin, scored the goal to end the game with Ireland in a 1-1 tie. After the game, Suwan wished his “Jewish brothers” a happy Purim.
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