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English National Team Visits Auschwitz With Jewish Soccer Legend

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Avram Grant. Photo: Mark Freeman.

AP/Times of Israel- England coach Roy Hodgson led members of his European Championship squad on a solemn visit to the former Auschwitz-Birkenau death camps on Friday.

Hodgson and Football Association chairman David Bernstein lit candles Friday at the site where prisoners got off trains at the most notorious death camp Nazi Germany operated on Polish soil after invading its neighbor during World War II.

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