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Eliran Atar

Personal information
Full nameEliran Atar
Place of birthTel Aviv, Israel
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8.2 in)
Playing positionForward
Club information
Current clubMaccabi Tel Aviv

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Eliran Atar (born 17 February 1987) is an Israeli professional footballer currently playing for Maccabi Tel Aviv F.C..

On February 7, 2009, when playing for Bnei Yehuda, Atar scored from an overhead kick that was a candidate for the 2009 Puskás Award, though finishing fourth (i.e., the fourth most beautiful goal of that year). He became the top scorer of the 2008 09 Israeli Premier League season with 14 goals.

On 23 May 2010 he moved to Maccabi Tel Aviv for $1.2 million and signed a four-year contract with the club.

On 26 August 2010 he was selected to the Player Of The Match with 2 amazing goals on the win 4 3 on PSG in the Europa League.

Atar completed his first season with Maccabi as club's Top Goalscorer with 18 league goals and 22 overall (all competitions) season goals.

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