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Netanyahu injures leg playing soccer with Jewish, Arab youth

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June 11, 2012 | 10:28 am

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on June 5. Photo by REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on June 5. Photo by REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu injured his leg during a soccer match with Jewish and Arab youth.

Netanyahu pulled a tendon in his leg during the Monday afternoon game in Jerusalem, Walla! News reported.  The prime minister slipped on the grass, rose and continued to play and scored a goal, according to Walla!

Netanyahu’s personal physician, Dr. Tzvi Berkowitz, examined the prime minister and diagnosed the pulled tendon, according to the news website. The injury caused the postponement of a Likud Party meeting.

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