Yossi Benayoun

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Yossi Benayoun
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Benayoun playing for Maccabi Haifa in 2015
Personal information
Full name Yossi Shai Benayoun[1]
Date of birth (1980-05-05) 5 May 1980 (age 40)[1]
Place of birth Dimona, Israel
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)[2]
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Beitar Jerusalem (sporting director)
Youth career
1989–1992 Hapoel Dimona
1992–1995 Hapoel Be'er Sheva
1995–1996 Ajax
1996–1997 Hapoel Be'er Sheva
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–1998 Hapoel Be'er Sheva 25 (15)
1998–2002 Maccabi Haifa 130 (55)
2002–2005 Racing Santander 101 (21)
2005–2007 West Ham United 63 (8)
2007–2010 Liverpool 92 (18)
2010–2013 Chelsea 14 (1)
2011–2012Arsenal (loan) 19 (4)
2012West Ham United (loan) 6 (0)
2013–2014 Queens Park Rangers 16 (3)
2014–2016 Maccabi Haifa 55 (11)
2016–2017 Maccabi Tel Aviv 26 (1)
2017–2018 Beitar Jerusalem 14 (3)
2018–2019 Maccabi Petah Tikva 10 (4)
2019 Beitar Jerusalem 3 (0)
Total 574 (144)
National team
1995 Israel U16 ? (6)
1996–1997 Israel U18 8 (12)
1998–2001 Israel U21 11 (5)
1998–2017 Israel 102 (24[3])
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 28 April 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10:15, 13 October 2017 (UTC+2)

Yossi Benayoun (Hebrew: יוסי בניון‎; born 5 May 1980) is an Israeli football player. He currently plays for Chelsea in the Premier League. Benayoun plays as an attacking midfielder, and he is the captain of the Israeli national team.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Yossi Benayoun". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 27 March 2018.
  2. "Yossi Benayoun". UEFA. Retrieved 3 May 2015.
  3. "Yossi Benayoun". National Football Teams.