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Gal, Joshua

Gal, a midfielder, played for the Israeli Olympic team in 1976, and was a member of the National team in the 1970s.

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Career Highlights:
On November 11, 1971, Gal had his only fully recognized international appearance (FIFA does not consider Olympic games "caps") in a game against Australia that ended in a 2-2 draw. Gal was a midfielder on Israel's 1976 Olympic team that reached the quarterfinals and finished fifth at the Montreal Games. He appeared in one match during the Olympics, as a substitute in Israel's 0-0 draw with Guatemala in the preliminaries. In the quarterfinal match, world powerhouse Brazil defeated Israel, 4-1, but Gal did not appear in the match.


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