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A former Israeli national team player who died at the age of 68 is laid to rest in a licensed cemetery in Ramat Hasharon. Many past players and athletes have come to pay their last respects to him



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Vicki Peretz 1953-2021

Watch the live broadcast: Vicky Peretz is brought to rest at this time

A former Israeli national team player who died in tragic circumstances at the age of 68 is now being laid to rest in a licensed cemetery in Ramat Hasharon.

Many past players and athletes have come to pay their last respects to him.

Landau: "Wondering if the football community was vigilant enough, maybe we could have avoided this situation"

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Former Israeli national team player Vicky Peretz, who died at the age of 68, is currently being laid to rest in a licensed cemetery in Ramat Hasharon.

Many past players and athletes have come to pay their last respects to him.

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Peretz, who has been experiencing many hardships recently, tried to put an end to his life yesterday, and MDA personnel found him without a pulse. A difficult period at the economic and family level, he became embroiled in a failed business in which he took part, got into debt and reached a point where he did not talk to some of his family members, and his mood has been subdued in recent years.

Idan Vered and Tamir Cohen (Photo: Udi Citation)

"Vicky was a perfect striker," Gili Landau said.

"A very sad day. It's a tragic story and I wonder if the football community was alert enough. Maybe we could have avoided this situation. He was a great player, a real goalie. In the last meeting we had, I told him that if Maccabi Tel Aviv parted ways with Peshich "She wins the championship by ten points. He was modest, he spoke with his feet and not with his mouth."

(Photo: Udi Citation)

Peretz, 68, is remembered mainly from his time at Maccabi Tel Aviv and the Israeli national team.

After starting his career at Maccabi Ramat Amidar, he moved to the Yellows in 1973 and helped them win a double in 1976/77, when he was also crowned king of league goals.

In 1980 he signed for French side Strasbourg and in his two years in the media he scored 27 goals in the French top league.

In the 1982/83 season he joined Ran and with 17 goals, helped her advance to the first division.



In 1983 he returned to Maccabi Tel Aviv and after two years left for Samson Tel Aviv.

Until he retired in 1991, he also managed to wear the uniforms of Betar Netanya, Hapoel Lod and Maccabi Hashikma Ramat Hen. In his closet can be found two championships and a trophy with Maccabi Tel Aviv. Peretz recorded 40 appearances in the Israeli national team uniform in which he scored 14 goals. , Dorit, is the widow of the late former footballer Avi Cohen and his son is a former player and current coach, Omar Peretz.



After retiring, Peretz coached the Israeli youth team and later served as Eli Cohen's assistant at Hapoel Tel Aviv and Maccabi Tel Aviv.

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