WATCH: Israeli Reporter Interviews Iranians at FIFA World Cup


Despite the hostility of the Iranian government – which includes politicizing sports so that they avoid having to compete against Israel – many Iranian people seem to have no issue with us Israelis.

Case in point: their willingness to be interviewed by an Israeli reporter (hat tip: Yoel).

Here, some Iranian fans are interviewed:

While here, it is more fans as well as an Iranian journalist:

Perhaps one day soon we will be able to meet each other over a glass of water.

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An Aussie immigrant to Israel, David Lange is founder and managing editor of Israellycool. He is a happy family man, and a lover of steak, Australian sports and single malt whisky.