Yossi Benayoun

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Yossi Shai Benayoun (Hebrew: יוסי שי בניון, born 5 May 1980) is an Israeli former 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yossi Benayoun has received more than 1,672,935 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Yossi Benayoun is the 2,741st most popular soccer player (down from 1,793rd in 2019), the 251st most popular biography from Israel (down from 204th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Israeli Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Yossi Benayoun ranks 2,741 out of 16,923Before him are Karl-Heinz Körbel, Jovan Aćimović, Ivan Mariz, Ivan Nielsen, John Goodall, and Sebastian Deisler. After him are Mitsugu Nomura, Efraín Amézcua, Masae Suzuki, Juan Acuña, Guillaume Bieganski, and Masaru Uchiyama.

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Among people born in 1980, Yossi Benayoun ranks 88Before him are Christoph Metzelder, Robbie Keane, Sam Riley, Matthew Gray Gubler, Luke Hemsworth, and Sebastian Deisler. After him are Kareena Kapoor, Emir Spahić, Zach McGowan, Sebastian Kehl, Ricardo Oliveira, and Jessica Simpson.

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, Yossi Benayoun ranks 251 out of 389Before him are Yossi Sarid (1940), Tony Cliff (1917), Amnon Lipkin-Shahak (1944), Yossi Beilin (1948), Gideon Levy (1953), and S. Yizhar (1916). After him are Yasmin Levy (1975), Mili Avital (1972), Nir Barkat (1959), Nahum Stelmach (1936), Moshe Castel (1909), and Yaakov Neeman (1939).


Among soccer players born in Israel, Yossi Benayoun ranks 2Before him are Yochanan Vollach (1945). After him are Nahum Stelmach (1936), Giora Spiegel (1947), Shmuel Rosenthal (1947), Itzhak Vissoker (1944), Ronny Rosenthal (1963), Menachem Bello (1947), Haim Revivo (1972), Dudu Aouate (1977), Eran Zahavi (1987), and Bibras Natkho (1988).

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