Maor Bar Buzaglo is an Israeli football player and a Fieldoo power user who currently plays for Israeli club Hapoel Beer Sheva and Israel national football team.
Buzaglo’s interesting and very successful career started in the early years when he was even playing in the youth team of Olympique Lyon. He later made a big impact in Israel where he played two matches for Maccabi Haifa but got loaned to Hapoel Petah Tikva for the 2006–07 season. In 21 league matches for the club, he scored 5 goals including a hat-trick against Hakoah Amidar Ramat Gan in a 3–2 victory. A year later Busaglo went to play at the newly promoted club, Bnei Sakhnin and helped the club reach 4th position in the league. Buzaglo scored 9 goals in the season and was named Discovery of the Year.
Maccabi Tel Aviv, a famous club from his home country was his next stop until he signed a contract with Standard Liège for a transfer fee of €440,000. At the beginning of the last season he returned to Israel and is playing for Hapoel Beer Sheva.
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His club career is impressive but if we add his national team statistics than we can truly see how good footballer he really is. Buzaglo has represented Israel from a very early age, from the U-17 level to the senior team. In U-19 selection, Buzaglo scored 21 goals in 34 matches, including 4 goals in one game against Denmark. For the Israel U-21 team, Buzaglo scored three times in 8 matches. He made his senior international debut for the Israel national football team against the Russian national football team in a EURO 2008 qualifier.
Describe yourself as footballer? How do you remember your beginnings? Why football at all?
I remember that i was born into football. I’m third out of four brothers and we are all football players. My father (Jacob Buzaglo) was a football player as well and he used to play for Israeli national team like I do at this moment.
What’s your biggest football success so far?
Playing for your country has always moved me and brought up great feelings. I was a captain for all the young national teams and I am still representing my own country. That simply gives me the greatest satisfaction there is.
How would you describe your style of play?
I think it’s really hard to describe yourself and it is easier for the describing to be done by someone who can see you on television. I can say that I’m a player that touches the ball a lot in the game.
Moving from the football to the internet … Why did you decide to join Fieldoo, the Football Career Network for players & agents?
I am active in social networking and I think Fieldoo opens a lot of doors in the football business and because of the advanced technology it is also very easy to use. I think this is an easier way to share and update your footballing life and to know every important thing at the touch of a button.
What do you like the most about Fieldoo? Who would you recommend it to?
I love that you can switch on a computer and by visiting Fieldoo know everything about the players, agents or managers, who can help you in the future.
Who would your pick: Leo Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo?
Cristiano Ronaldo, there is no doubt about it.
Last question: do you remember the funniest thing that ever happened to you on a football field?
I remember that in one game I ran forward with the ball and a defensive player just lowered my pants. Well … you can imagine the rest.
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