Six Israeli supporters were arrested on Monday evening in Jerusalem after they jumped on the field at the end of the match of the qualifying tournament for the 2018 world Cup against Spain (0:1).
One ran out of fans separated from the group and rushed to the midfielder of the Spanish national team and Madrid “real” ISCO. He was arrested by the police before he reached the player. During his detention from the hands of the fan dropped the knife, according to the portal TimesOfIsrael.com.
The police do not have any information about the intentions of the attacker.
Recall that the Spanish team qualified for the final of the world Cup from the first place in group G. the Team of Israel finished fourth and will not play in the tournament in Russia. Second place, giving the right to participate in the play-off games, was the team of Italy.
The hero of the match Israelis and Spaniards on Teddy Stadium, Jerusalem became Asier, Illaramendi, who scored the only goal in the 76th minute.
We will add that Israel’s national team can’t qualify for the world Cup since 1970.
World Cup matches will be held from 14 June to 15 July 2018 in Moscow, St.-Petersburg, Kazan, Sochi, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, Volgograd, Rostov-on-don, Kaliningrad, Yekaterinburg and Saransk.