Independent Lens

Forever Pure - Beitar's Billionaire Owner - Clip

Clip | 2m 5s | Video has closed captioning.

In this excerpt from the Independent Lens documentary Forever Pure, we meet Arcadi Gaydamak, controversial Russian-Israeli billionaire owner of Israeli soccer team Beitar. Not much of a soccer fan, the team's influence was appealing to someone with designs on becoming mayor of Jerusalem. After Beitar won back-to-back Israeli League championships mayor seemed within his grasp, but was not to be.

Aired: 05/15/17

Rating: NR

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