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Football storms batter Portugal, Italy, Israel and Palestians, France

Upheaval in the world of football in this week’s Perspectives: we start with Portugal which is reeling from a video showing the police beating of a

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Football storms batter Portugal, Italy, Israel and Palestians, France

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Upheaval in the world of football in this week’s Perspectives: we start with Portugal which is reeling from a video showing the police beating of a Benfica football fan in front of his family. RTP

Italy is in the grip of a new match-rigging scandal with mafia in the background. RAI 1

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has impacted FIFA. The Palestinians demand that Israel be excluded. Swiss French TSR

And finally, Chinese involvement in French football… emotions rise when the Sochaux club comes up for sale, possibly to a buyer from far away. France 3