Sinai Says: Are Benayoun’s best days behind him?

04.10.2011                      07.Cheschwan. 5772

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Sinai Says: Are Benayoun’s best days behind him?

Criticizing Yossi Benayoun is considered somewhat sacrilegious here in Israel. However, I can’t help but feel that this time he has got it wrong.

There is little doubt that the 31- year-old midfielder is among Israel’s greatest ever soccer players.
Such is Benayoun’s talent that sports fans in Israel have been tracking his progress since his early teens.
Unlike so many others, he has not only lived up to the exceptionally high expectations, but actually exceeded them….