Young Israeli and Arab soccer players from different religions joined together for an electrifying soccer event at the Jaffa Gate just outside Israel’s Old City.

International competitions provide fertile ground for athletes from different nations and backgrounds to join together based on their love for sports.

Jerusalem recently hosted just a special competition for 100 Israeli and Arab youth soccer players that showcased the power of sports to help people look past their differences and find common ground.

Watch as these young strikers compete in an exciting shootout against a breathtaking, historical backdrop!