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Brailovsky, Daniel

Daniel Alberto Brailovsky

Brailovsky, who represented three countries in international soccer (Uruguay, Argentina, and Israel), was appointed the Technical Director of Mexican club Veracruz in September, 2002. He previously coached Israeli clubs, Maccabi Haifa, Maccabi Herzliya, and Maccabi Tel Aviv.

Birth and Death Dates:
b. Nov. 18, 1958

Career Highlights:
Brailovsky played for the National youth team in Uruguay before he moved to Argentina with his family. In 1982, he helped his club Independiente win the Argentinian championships and was capped three times by Argentina. In 1985, he emigrated to Israel and joined Maccabi Haifa.

An attacking midfielder and striker, Brailovsky was capped 13 times with Israel from 1986-1988, he scored one international goal during his career. He said of living in Israel, "I have played in Argentina, Mexico [for Club America, the national champions in 1985], Uruguay and Israel, but only Israel feels like home."

Brailovsky began coaching in Israel in 1996 with Maccabi Kfar Kana in the Second Division and that year, he led them to the title. Daniel moved to Maccabi Herzylia the following year and then to Maccabi Haifa in 1998. Brailovsky led Haifa for three seasons before taking over Maccabi Tel Aviv in 2000. In September 2002, Brailovsky became the Technical Director of Veracruz in Mexico.


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