PA TV shows footage of Jewish team of Mandatory Palestine with Star of David on jerseys, presents them as national "Palestinian" team
Official PA TV, filler The Asian Dream (the Palestinian National Team) on the Palestinian team’s participation in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) 2019 Asian Cup football championship
Visual: Images are shown of Ramallah and the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem.
Official PA TV narrator: "[The Palestinian national football team players] carry their homeland in their bags, and a handful of dreams. They are changing the standards of the game and the leading.
There is a certain greatness in the fact that people are following you who are highly interested in you, right after the cause of their forgotten homeland. These are the men of the Palestinian national team."
Visual: Images from matches of the Palestinian national team are shown.
Narrator: "Palestine participated in the preliminary matches of the 1934 and 1938 World Cups as the first Arab national team to participate in the World Cup preliminaries under the name the Palestinian national team (sic., the Palestine-Eretz Yisrael team - and the players it fielded in these matches were all Jewish; see note below).
And one day in 1998, the international football association [FIFA] recognized the establishment of a team for the future Arab state whose name is 'Palestine.'"
Visual: Images are shown of the Palestine-Eretz Yisrael team of Mandatory Palestine. The players' shirts bear the Maccabi logo – a Star of David containing the word "Maccabi" in Hebrew.
Narrator: "[The national team] first qualified for the Asia Cup in 2014 after it defeated the Filipino national team 1-0. The highest level that the national team reached was number 73 in the FIFA ranking, after not losing a single match since the beginning of 2016. Palestine's first title was the Asia Challenge Cup in 2014… The Palestinian national team qualified again for the Asia Cup in 2019 in the Arab Emirates and in a drawing it was placed in a group with the national teams of Syria, Australia, and Jordan. The national team's coach at the moment is Noureddine Ould Ali, who has formed a spectacular squad of players."
1934 and 1938 World Cups, Jewish not Arab teams played for “Palestine” – The Palestine-Eretz Yisrael football teams that played the qualifying matches to enter the 1934 and 1938 World Cups fielded only Jewish players, though there might have been Arab players on the teams. The players on the team that played against Egypt in Cairo to enter the World Cup in 1934 held in Italy were: Berger, Resnick, Fiedler, Friedman, Fuchs, Sukenik, Harlap, Kraus, Kestenbaum, Reich, and Nudelman. At that game what would eventually become Israel’s anthem Hatikva was played, and what would eventually become the Israeli flag was hoisted. At the rematch in Tel Aviv (not Jerusalem), the same players participated.
The players on the team that played against Greece in Tel Aviv to enter the World Cup in 1938 held in France were: Klein, Elsner, A. Beit-Halevi, Reznik, Liebermann, Sukenik, Mirmovich, Fuchs, Ginzburg, Brashedski, Neufeld, Machlis, Nudelman, Stern, J. Beit-Halevi, and Pentz. The same players participated in the rematch in Athens.