What does Yossi Benayoun do now?
Retired Israeli footballer. Yossi Shai Benayoun (Hebrew: יוסף שי “יוסי” בניון, born 5 May 1980) is a retired Israeli professional footballer who last played for Beitar Jerusalem and captained the Israel national team. He played as an attacking midfielder, often occupying the space just behind the striker.
Who is Fisayo Benayoun?
Born in Dimona, he is sometimes nicknamed “The Diamond from Dimona” in Israel. Benayoun played for Hapoel Be’er Sheva and Maccabi Haifa before moving to Racing de Santander in Spain. Three years later he moved to the Premier League with West Ham United, and later Liverpool.
What does Yoshi Benayun stand for?
Yossi Shai Benayoun (Hebrew: יוסף שי “יוסי” בניון, born 5 May 1980) is an Israeli professional footballer who plays for Maccabi Petah Tikva and captained the Israel national team. He plays as an attacking midfielder, often occupying the space just behind the striker.
Who is Yasser Benayoun?
Benayoun currently holds the position of sporting director for Beitar Jerusalem, the club that he last played for. Benayoun was born in Dimona, Israel, to a family of Sephardic Jewish ( Moroccan-Jewish) descent.
When did Benayoun score his first goal for Liverpool?
On 6 December 2008, Benayoun scored his first goal of the 2008–09 season in Liverpool’s 3–1 victory over Blackburn . On 25 February 2009, Benayoun scored a header from Fábio Aurélio ‘s free-kick in the 82nd minute against Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabéu in the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 to give Liverpool a 1–0 win.
How many goals did Yasser Benayoun score in the Israeli Premier League?
In the first ever Israeli Premier League of 1999 to 2000, (this league replaced the Liga Leumit which then became the second tier of club football), Benayoun scored 19 goals in 38 matches for Maccabi Haifa, and was the league’s third highest goalscorer.