Football has demonstrated its power for good on countless occasions over the years, which is why this edition of Video of the Week focuses on the frontier between Israel and Syria. The Golan Heights have been occupied by Israel ever since the Six-Day War in 1967, a fact which is still a sticking point in present day peace negotiations.
Yet even in such a context football has an important role to play, acting as a peacemaker. When a friendly match between two youth teams was organised on a sports ground in the border area, FIFA.com and FIFA TV went along to record the unconventional meeting.
Take a look for yourself at football’s power to bring people together.