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Erik Hort

AC Sparta Praha
Personal information
Full nameErik Abraham Hort
Date of birthFebruary 16, 1987(age 30)
Place of birthMontebello, New York, United States
Height1.52 m (5 ft in)
Playing positionDefender
Club information
Current clubSevilla FC Puerto Rico

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Erik Hort (born February 16, 1987 in Montebello, New York) is an American soccer player who currently plays for Sevilla FC Puerto Rico.

Hort grew up In Montebello, NY. He is one of five children. His father, David Hort of Austrian decent and Mother, Ora Hort of Israeli decent settled. Hort who grew up In the academy PDA (Players Development Academy) In New Jersey. Hort was also a member of the Eastern New York ODP, Regional and National Team. Very promising career ahead of him, Hort broke his leg in 2000 right before the National Team try outs, but quickly bounced back.

In Hort's Senior year of Highschool He was discovered by Czech powerhouse Sparta Prague during a trip with the Regional team. He was eventually signed by them and spent one and a half seasons on their reserve team before joining the Fire in the fall of 2006. He has the ability to play several positions and can create opportunities with his great ability. After the year with the Fire Hort spent the next year going through two Sports Hernia surgeries In 2007-2008 before coming back and signing with Maccabi Tel Aviv.

In 2009 Hort joined Maccabi Tel Aviv F.C. In the Israeli First Division where he signed for a year before moving to Hapoel Ra'anana also in the First Division, moving from the Second the year before. Hort is currently playing in the USL with Sevilla FC Puerto Rico in Puerto Rico.

He earned 3 caps with the United States U-20 men's national soccer team in 2006.

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