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Alon Harazi

Alon Harazi
Personal information
Height1.79 m (5 ft 10.4 in)
Playing positionDefender

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Alon Harazi ( ; born February 13, 1971) is a retired Israeli footballer. Harazi finished his career during the season of 2009/2010 as captain and the most veteran player at Maccabi Haifa. He came to the club in 1990 at the age of 18 from a Second Division team. Began as a striker in Hakoah Ramat Gan youth teams and in there senior squad but at his late career played in defensive roles, mostly as a central defender or right back.

Harazi has made 89 international appearances for Israel and won eight league championships, more than any other Israeli player six of those championships were with Maccabi Haifa (the other was with Beitar Jerusalem) as well as three State Cup titles. Harazi made more than 400 league appearances with Maccabi Haifa - a team record, which was celebrated during November 2005 league match versus Maccabi Tel Aviv.

Harazi was a very fast player, had an excellent header, with an outstanding understanding of the game. Appeared with Maccabi Haifa in the UEFA Champions League group stage.

His grandfather played football for Makkabi Judah in Poland.

On June 3, 2009, it was announced that Harazi decided to retire from professional soccer and will play his last game in the summer of 2009, in the UEFA Champion's League qualifying round with Maccabi Haifa.

On December 8, 2009, Harazi officially retired from the game against Bordeaux in the last game of the UEFA Champions League group stage.

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