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    Syrian people follow World Cup enthusiastically despite tensions


    by PressTV

    War circumstances did not deprive them from enjoying the world cup atmosphere, with restaurants crammed with football fans of different ages and backgrounds for supporting the teams they love despite the hard times the country is going through.
    While the major classic teams gain the greatest encouraging of fans, some are biased to teams of countries that are supporting Syria. From the heart of the Syrian capital in Damascus old city, which witness a daily toll of mortar shelling, people are defying dangers to live their life normally and enjoy the matches just like any other nations around the world. The Syrians find the World Cup as a resort for escaping war agonies, with cafeterias filled with football fans of different political opinions…It seems a good chance for all to reunite!