Rami Gershon

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Rami Gershon
Gershon with a fan.
Personal information
Full name Rami Gershon
Date of birth (1988-08-12) 12 August 1988 (age 27)
Place of birth Rishon LeZion, Israel
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)
Playing position Centre back / Left back
Club information
Current team
Number 55
Youth career
2006–2008 Hapoel Rishon Lezion
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2010 Hapoel Rishon Lezion 36 (0)
2009–2010 Standard Liège (loan) 2 (0)
2010–2013 Standard Liège 9 (0)
2010–2012 Kortrijk (loan) 43 (1)
2013 Celtic (loan) 3 (1)
2013– 2014 Waasland-Beveren 18 (1)
2014– Gent 46 (2)
National team
2008–2010 Israel U21 10 (0)
2010– Israel 20 (2)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 May 2013.
† Appearances (goals)

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 4 November 2014

Rami Gershon (Hebrew: רמי גרשון‎; born 12 August 1988 in Rishon LeZion, Israel) is an Israeli footballer who currently plays as a centre back or left back for Jupiler League club K.A.A. Gent. He is also a member of the Israeli national squad.


Gershon began his career with Hapoel Rishon Lezion and joined on 6 July 2009 on trial to Standard Liège of the Jupiler League,[1] formerly was on trial with Germinal Beerschot Antwerpen.[2] After successfully finishing the trial Liege loaned Gershon for 1 season with an option to buy him at the end which they eventually did at the summer of 2010 and immediately loaned him to K.V. Kortrijk for one season.


On 9 January 2013, Celtic's Chief Executive, Peter Lawwell announced that Gershon had signed a loan deal until the end of the season. On 9 February 2013, Gershon made his Celtic début away to Inverness CT in the Scottish Premier League, managing to score and put Celtic into a 1-2 lead, the match ended 1-3.[3]

KAA Gent[edit]

2014, the Belgian team KAA Gent transferred Rami to Belgium. He was quite quickly one of the players in the basic team, and he was a strongholder in the 2015-Championship-team and a year later in the Champions League-campaign.

International career[edit]

Gershon has won 10 caps for the Israel U21 and 12 caps for Israel.[4] In October 12, 2010 Gershon made his debut for Israel in the 1-2 loss to Greece, in the UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying Group F. On October 11, 2011, Gershon scored his first goal for the national team in Israel's 2-0 away win over Malta, also in the UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying Group F.[5] On March 22, 2013, Gershon scored against Portugal in Ramat Gan Stadium in the 3-3 draw.[6]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Israel's goal tally first.
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 11 October 2011 Ta'Qali Stadium, Ta' Qali  Malta 2–0 2-0 UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying
2 22 March 2013 Ramat Gan Stadium, Ramat Gan  Portugal 3–1 3-3 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification



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