The Prime Minister and the President of Israel Told Gelfand They're Proud of Him By Phone

Время публикации: 31.05.2012 15:28 | Последнее обновление: 31.05.2012 15:29

The World Championship match which has just finished in Moscow was actively covered in the Israeli media. Gelfand's and Anand's close-up photos occupied even the leading articles. Yeserday's dramatic tie-break was broadcasted live by the main Israeli sports channel, while in the evening Gelfand got a call from the leaders of his country: the Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the President Shimon Peres. They expressed their support and noted that despite the result of the match Gelfand still has brought fame to Israel. 



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