Former youth team player Liron Petrushka was killed in a plane crash - voila! sport. The former soccer player who grew up in Hapoel Ramat Gan and moved to the United States for a career in high-tech, died at the age of 57 with his wife Naomi.

They left behind three children and lived in California. "The club bows its head with the death of LironPetrushka and his late wife. Of blessed memory!" the club's chairman eulogized.