Football of a different sort
Countries compete for tournament a year in advance.
Israel defender Orel Dgani (left) battles for the ball with Belgium midfielder Axel Witsel (right) on March 31 during a soccer match in Jerusalem. Belgium beat Israel 1-0.
The match was part of the qualifying rounds for the 2016 European Championships which will take place next summer in 10 French cities.
53 countries – including Spain, Germany, Switzerland and England – are competing for their spot in the tournament.
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