Robert Kraft funds first Israeli football stadium

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Patriots Owner Donating $6 Million to Build First Israeli Football Stadium

February 9, 2017

Robert Kraft, owner of the Super Bowl champions New England Patriots, has announced that he will donate $6 million to build Israel’s first regulation-sized American football stadium. Reports cite that the new stadium will already open later this year. It will service the 1,350 active football players in Israel “This initiative originated from Israelis and Americans who simply wanted to play football,” Israel Football League CEO Betzalel Friedman told Tazpit Press Service. “But interest grew quickly. Football is a great opportunity to create bonds between teammates from all backgrounds. READ MORE

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