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Avi Cohen

Avi Cohen, 1990
Personal information
Full nameAvraham Cohen
אברהם כהן
Date of birth14 November 1956
Place of birthCairo, Egypt
Date of death29 December 2010(age 54)
Place of deathTel Aviv, Israel
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing positionDefender

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Avraham "Avi" Cohen ( ; 14 November 1956 29 December 2010) was an Israeli footballer who played as a defender. He was best known for his spell playing for Liverpool in England. After retirement from active football and management, he was the chairman of the Israel Professional Footballers Association for over five years until he was killed in a motorcycle crash., after his death Maccabi Tel Aviv has retired the number 5 that he wore.


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