Amit Ben Shushan

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Amit Ben Shushan
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Ben Shushan with Beitar Jerusalem in 2013
Personal information
Full name Amit Ben Shushan
Date of birth (1985-05-23) May 23, 1985 (age 31)
Place of birth Jerusalem
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Striker / Winger
Youth career
2000–04 Beitar Jerusalem
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2013 Beitar Jerusalem 237 (41)
2013–2014 Anorthosis Famagusta 14 (1)
2014–2015 Maccabi Netanya 20 (1)
2015–2016 Hapoel Jerusalem 8 (1)
National team
2005–2007 Israel U-21 9 (1)
2006–2008 Israel 12 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 June 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16 November 2013

Amit Ben Shushan (Hebrew: עמית בן שושן‎‎; born May 23, 1985) is an Israeli football player.

Ben Shushan can play as a striker or as a supporting forward on the wing.

He made a name for himself after his series of goals during Beitar's Intertoto campaign in 2005.

He made his debut for the Israel national football team vs Estonia on September 2, 2006 when he came in as a sub for fellow team-mate Michael Zandberg. In the next match vs Andorra he played for 90 minutes scoring his first senior goal for his country and assisting for 2 more goals. On October 7, Ben Shushan scored Israel's only goal in the away match against Russia securing a draw that could have turned vital for Israel.

Ben Shushan is part of a group of young players who helped transform Beitar Jerusalem's youth into a leading Israeli soccer academy. At the time he joined Beitar, city rival Hapoel Jerusalem was still the leading youth team in Jerusalem. Despite living less than 200 meters away from Hapoel Jerusalem's training facility in Kiryat-Hayovel, Ben Shushan opted for Beitar.

Anorthosis Famagusta[edit]

On 10 of July 2013, Shushan signed 2 years contract[1] with yearly wages close to 140,000 euro. [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ΣΤΗΝ ΑΝΟΡΘΩΣΗ Ο AMIT BEN SHUSHAN". anorthosis.com. 10 July 2013. Archived from the original on 15 July 2013. Retrieved 10 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "140.000 ευρώ". kerkida.net. 10 July 2013. Retrieved 10 July 2013.