Felst (Hungary), Nov. 15 (AP) The captain of the Israeli football team shows the shoe of a child he says was abducted in an October 7 attack by Hamas extremists in a show of solidarity with Israelis held hostage in Gaza before the team’s match in Hungary. Was done.
Team captain Eli Dasa showed a small shoe to the journalists in the press conference before the match. The Israeli team will play a Euro 2024 qualifier match against Switzerland on Wednesday in this small village in Hungary.
The captain said, “It is difficult to say anything at this time but I don’t think any of you know the story of this shoe.” This child is currently in Gaza Strip with seven members of his family. This is what I got from his house. We are waiting for him.
Saying this he got up and left.
The shoe was brought from Israel’s Biri Kibbuz, where eight-year-old Nev Shoham and seven of his relatives were kidnapped on October 7. Three members of the child’s family were killed during the attack.
The match between Israel and Switzerland was to be held on October 12 in Tel Aviv but UEFA had removed all the matches from Israel due to security reasons.