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Israeli soccer club says it wants to add Trump to its name

AP  |  Jerusalem 

Israeli soccer says it wants to add "Trump" to the team's name.

The club's say the team "from now on will be called 'Beitar Trump '"

The proposal by the club's leadership was announced Sunday, one day ahead of a new being inaugurated in

US made a campaign promise to relocate the embassy from Palestinians also claim east Jerusalem as their future capital city.

The soccer club says "Trump has shown courage, and true love of the Israeli people and their capital." Beitar is second in the with one game left, and has qualified for next season's

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First Published: Mon, May 14 2018. 17:10 IST