As the soccer Titans come together overnight, visiting the cultural impact of sport for development is important. Sport is an empty vessel, it’s neither good nor bad and the meaning we give it makes it so. Sport can separate and unite.

Soccer brings together Israeli – Palestine children to play. This challenges cultural bias with peacekeeping programs to humanise its participants. It also provides rare opportunities for Israeli – Palestine children to meet as individuals as opposed to collective groups moving beyond the stories and prejudice.

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