Nicholas Blincoe con More Noble Than War: The Story of Football in Israel and Palestine (English Edition)
By turns tragic and uplifting, More Noble Than War is the history of Israel and Palestine through the lens of the world's most popular sport, football.
Football has never been apolitical. This is especially true for Israel and Palestine. The sport was introduced originally through the church, and then encouraged by the British Army, with Jews and Arabs playing on the same team.
After the creation of Israel in 1948, teams split down Jewish and Arab lines and tensions grew. For Palestine, football continues primarily abroad, where the top four teams in Jordan are refugee teams