Atar training with Maccabi
|Full name||Eliran Atar|
|Date of birth||February 17, 1987|
|Place of birth||Tel Aviv, Israel|
|Height||1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Stade de Reims|
|2010–2013||Maccabi Tel Aviv||95||(53)|
|2013–||Stade de Reims||18||(2)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 March 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).
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 26 August 2010 he was selected to the Player Of The Match with 2 amazing goals on the win 4–3 over 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. He attracts interest from VfL Wolfsburg, 1. FC Nuremberg, Parma and Betis. After speculation over Atar's future, on June 24 Atar signed a four-year deal with Ligue 1 side Stade de Reims.
On August 28, 2010 Atar received his first call-up for the Israeli National Team squad for UEFA Euro 2012 qualifiers against Malta and Georgia but was forced to withdrew himself from the squad due to an eye injury received in a league match against Beitar Jerusalem. On October 2012 Atar was called up again to Israeli squad before a double header 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Luxembourg but yet again was released from the squad due to a lower back injury without making a national appearance.
- Footballer of the Year in Israel: 2012-13
- Israeli Premier League - 2012-13 Top Goalscorer
- Israeli Premier League - 2008-09 Top Goalscorer
- FIFA Puskas Award 4th place: 2009
- As of 3 March 2014
|Maccabi Tel Aviv||2010–11||33||18||8||2||2||2||–||–||-||43||22||8|
|Stade de Reims||2013–14 Ligue 1||16||2||1||2||0||0||–||–||-||18||2||1|
- FIFA Puskás Award results
- "Jest luty, a już mamy gola ROKU!". Sportfan (in Polish). o2.pl. 2009-02-09. Retrieved 2009-02-11.
- "Take a bow son: Eliran Atar (Bnei Yehuda) & Simon Cox (Swindon)". 101greatgoals.com. 2009-02-09. Retrieved 2009-02-11.[dead link]
- UEFA.com – UEFA EURO 2012 – Israel-Malta
- Statistics at Bnei Yehuda's official website
- Player profile - Bnei Yehuda's website
- Eliran's Bicycle kick on YouTube.com
- Eliran Atar at National-Football-Teams.com