Itamar Nitzan has formally retired from soccer

Doron Ben Dor 24/05/2024 12:04
Itamar Nitzan (Omari Stein)

An exquisite profession is coming to an finish, when Itamar Nitzan introduced in the present day (Friday) that he’s retiring from soccer on the finish of the season. The goalkeeper who got here to Maccabi Haifa originally of the season and began as the primary goalkeeper, finally noticed Sherif Kiuf take the place between the traces and now he’s ending a giant chapter in his life.

The 36-year-old Nitzan made 13 appearances within the Haifa uniform this season, when he performed, amongst others, for Hapoel Tel Aviv, Ironi Kiryat Shmona, Hapoel RG, Beitar Jerusalem, Maccabi Petah Tikva and Maccabi Netanya. Nitzan received the championship title as soon as, within the State Cup, 5 instances within the Toto Cup and as soon as within the Champion of Champions.

Within the championship he received with Kiryat Shmona, after all, because the second goalkeeper and he made his profession report at Jerusalem Beitar, the place he performed 130 video games. In Kiryat Shmona he recorded 61 video games then Maccabi Petah Tikva and Maccabi Netanya recorded 42 and 40 respectively.

Nitzan uploaded a photograph to the networks during which he put his goalkeeper’s gloves on a rack and wrote “It was a pleasure”. Afterwards, the goalkeeper wrote in a narrative: “When my father and I began taking part in soccer collectively for enjoyable, it by no means occurred to us that we might go this far, that we might have the ability to conquer each title, each standing and each purpose we ever set for ourselves.”

“After 18 years, I’m proud and full with each step and determination I took alongside the way in which, I introduced quite a lot of pleasure, pleasure and respect to my household and family, however principally to myself. To everybody who stood by me on this superb journey, even when for a short while, you might be an inseparable a part of me, perpetually you’ll stay. This can be the tip of 1 vital chapter, however undoubtedly the start of one other nice chapter. Due to the very best recreation on this planet, for every little thing it has given me and can give me sooner or later. See you quickly”, he added.

Nitzan’s story (Instagram) Dago: “I hope we include and profitable perspective”

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