Vicky Peretz

Yitzhak "Vicky" Peretz (Hebrew: יצחק "ויקי" פרץ‎, 11 February 1953 – 29 June 2021) was an Israeli football manager and player who played for the Israel national team.[1]

Vicky Peretz
Personal information
Full name Yitzhak Peretz
Date of birth 11 February 1953
Place of birth Kfar Saba, Israel
Date of death 29 June 2021(2021-06-29) (aged 68)
Position(s) Striker
Youth career
1962–1971 Maccabi Ramat Amidar
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1971–1973 Maccabi Ramat Amidar 90 (52)
1973–1980 Maccabi Tel Aviv 160 (58)
1980–1982 Strasbourg 71 (27)
1982–1983 Rennes 33 (17)
1983–1985 Maccabi Tel Aviv 37 (9)
1985–1986 Shimshon Tel Aviv 27 (7)
1986 Beitar Netanya 5 (0)
1986–1987 Hapoel Lod 21 (7)
1988–1991 Maccabi HaShikma Ramat Hen
National team
1973–1983 Israel 40 (14)
Teams managed
1997–1999 Hapoel Tel Aviv (assistant manager)
2006–2007 Maccabi Tel Aviv (assistant manager)
2008 Maccabi HaShikma Ramat Hen
2009 Hakoah Amidar Ramat Gan
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Playing careerEdit

Peretz was the leading scorer of the Israel national under-19 football team that competed at the 1972 AFC Youth Championship. His twelve goals gave him the golden boot title of the tournament.

He began his career at Maccabi Ramat Amidar before signing for Maccabi Tel Aviv. He was Liga Leumit's top scorer with 17 goals in the 1976-77 season in which Maccabi won the title.

In 1980, he left Israel to join French side RC Strasbourg, before moving to Stade Rennais two years later. In 1983, he returned to Maccabi Tel Aviv.

During his playing career he won 40 caps for the national team, scoring 14 goals.[2]

In 2006, he was appointed Assistant Manager at Maccabi Tel Aviv, but left the club in 2007.

Personal lifeEdit

His son, Omer, has followed in his father's footsteps. His brother in law is Avi Cohen, former international footballer, and his nephew is Tamir Cohen.[citation needed] Peretz died on 29 June 2021.[3]

HonoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Vicky Peretz". Olympedia. Retrieved 30 June 2021.
  2. ^ "Viki Peretz International Games and Goals". www.rsssf.com.
  3. ^ "Israeli soccer player Vicki Peretz passes away at age 68". The Jerusalem Post. Retrieved 29 June 2021.

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