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Dean David
Personal information
Full name Dean David
Date of birth (1996-03-14) 14 March 1996 (age 28)
Place of birth Nehora, Israel
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Forward
Team information
Current team
Maccabi Haifa
Number 21
Youth career
2007–2013 Hapoel Ashkelon
2013–2016 Ashdod
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2021 Ashdod 162 (38)
2021– Maccabi Haifa 94 (43)
International career
2014 Israel U19 6 (0)
2015–2016 Israel U21 8 (1)
2022– Israel 4 (1)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 6 May 2024
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 12 December 2023

Dean David (or Din,[1] Hebrew: דין דוד; born 14 March 1996) is an Israeli footballer who plays as a forward for Israeli Premier League club Maccabi Haifa and the Israel football team.

Early life[edit]

David was born and raised in Nehora, Israel,[2] to a family of Jewish descent.[3] His younger brother Yanay David is also a footballer who plays for Israeli club Bnei Eilat.[4][5]

He was enlisted to serve as a soldier in the Israel Defense Forces in 2014.[6][7][8]

Club career[edit]

Maccabi Haifa[edit]

On 5 October 2022, David scored both his debut goal as well as his Israeli side's first away goal in the 2022–23 UEFA Champions League group stage, coming on as 72nd substitute against Italian side Juventus, in a match that ended in a 1–3 away loss for Maccabi Haifa.[9]

International career[edit]

He has been a youth international for the Israel U-19 in 2014, and for the Israel U-21 from 2015 to 2016.[5]

David was first called-up to the Israeli senior side on 17 March 2022, ahead of the friendly matches against Germany and Romania. He made his senior debut for the Israel national team on 26 March 2022, coming on as 63rd substitute against Germany, in a friendly match that ended in a 0–2 away loss for Israel.[10]...

International goals[edit]

No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 17 November 2022 HaMoshava Stadium, Petah Tikva, Israel  Zambia 2–0 4–2 Friendly


Maccabi Haifa

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Din_david (@din_david1234) • Instagram photos and videos".
  2. ^ "Din David".
  3. ^ "Din_david on Instagram: "שבת שלום !"".
  4. ^ "ינאי דוד חתם בבני אילת: החלטתי ללכת עם הלב". 17 August 2022.
  5. ^ a b "Israel Football Association - Yanay DAVID".
  6. ^ "Din_david on Instagram".
  7. ^ "Din_david on Instagram".
  8. ^ "Din_david on Instagram: "גם תורי הגיעע"".
  9. ^ "Juventus-M. Haifa | UEFA Champions League 2022/23".
  10. ^ Strack-Zimmermann, Benjamin. "Germany vs. Israel".

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