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Walid Badir

Sector : Sports , Athletes

Personal Info

  • Country of residence : Palestine
  • Gender : Male
  • Born in : 1974
  • Age : 37
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Walid Badir (Arabic: وليد بادر‎, born March 12, 1974) is an Arab Israeli football player, currently playing as captain for Hapoel Tel Aviv.

Early careerBadir was recognized early on as a valuable prospect, and played for the youth clubs Hapoel Kafr Qasim and Hapoel Petah Tikva, and later was given a spot on second teams premier league roster. Badir played for Petach Tikva for 7 consecutive seasons (1992–1997) and scored 19 goals.

WimbledonDuring Walid Badir's time at Wimbledon he scored one league goal against Manchester United F.C. at Old Trafford. However, other than this Badir was unable to make a sufficient impact in his time there.

Maccabi HaifaBadir relocated to Maccabi Haifa in 2000-2001 at the beginning of the Avraham Grant era. Grant, a longtime manager of clubs like Beitar Jerusalem and Maccabi Tel Aviv F.C., moulded from young players like Badir and Yossi Benayoun one of the most dangerous clubs in the history of Israeli football. With Badir, Haifa would win four championships, failing only once, in 2002-03 when Maccabi Tel-Aviv won the title.

In 2005, while the club began a major campaign to revamp the roster with South American players like Gustavo Boccoli and Roberto Colautti, Badir signed with Hapoel Tel Aviv and became a major part of their 2005-06 season when they were runners-up to Maccabi Haifa and State cup winners, With Badir awarded the captaincy of the team ever since.

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