Gael Margulies

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Gael Margulies
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Personal information
Full name Gael Margulies
Date of birth (1994-04-03) 3 April 1994 (age 20)
Place of birth Ramat HaSharon, Israel
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Maccabi Tel Aviv
Number 30
Youth career
2006-2012 Maccabi Tel Aviv
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011- Maccabi Tel Aviv 16 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 23, 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).

Gael Margulies (Hebrew: גאל מרגוליס‎; born April 3, 1994), is an Israeli footballer who plays as a Forward for Israeli football club Maccabi Tel Aviv.

Margulies studied at Rothberg High School at Ramat HaSharon. Aside being an Israeli, he also holds a Belgian citizenship.

Club career[edit]

Margulies started his career at the age of 9 in Maccabi Tel Aviv youth team. At the age of 16, he was called for a one-week-trial by the Premier League famous club, Arsenal.[1]

On May 21, 2011 at the age of 17, Margulies made his debut in the Israeli Premier League, in a match between Maccabi Tel Aviv and Maccabi Netnaya which was won by Maccabi at the score 4-1, wearing the number 34 shirt at his back. Margulies substituted Maor Bozaglo at the 75th minute and had an instant effect by retaining a penalty kick for his club at the 87th minute, which was later scored by Barak Itzhaki. At that season, 2010/2011 Margulies retained the championship with the youth squad of Maccabi Tel Aviv.

On 2011/2012, Margulies led his team for a 2nd consecutive championship in the youth league, scoring 16 goals and being elected as Players-Player-Of-The-Year by the league players, despite an absence of a month from the football pitch, due to long contracts negotiations with Maccabi. His goals earned him the Best-Scorer of the season title in the league. On July 3, 2012 after lot of negotiations, Margulies committed his future to Maccabi Tel Aviv by signing a 5-years contract.[2]

On December 30, 2012 at the age of 18, Margulies scored his 1st ever goal for the senior club of Maccabi Tel Aviv, at the 75th minute of the match against Hapoel Haifa in Bloomfield Stadium after being substituted into the game.

Margulies made his UEFA Champions League debut during the 3rd qualifying round against F.C. Basel on 6 August 2013 after replacing Eran Zahavi at the 63rd minute.

Career statistics[edit]

Honours[edit]

Maccabi Tel Aviv

Club[edit]

As of 23 October 2013.

Season Club League League Cup League Cup Europe Total
Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists
2010-11 Maccabi Tel Aviv IPL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
2011-12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012-13 11 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 13 1 0
2013-14 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 0 0
Career Total 16 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 19 1 0

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