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Lior Asulin

(1980 - )

Lior Asulin is an Israeli soccer player currently playing in Israel's national league.

Born in Ra'anana, Asulin grew up playing soccer in the youth system of Maccabi Herzliya and made the jump with the team in 1998 to Israel's premiere league. After two season, however, Herzliya was relegated to the second-tier national league.

Courted by several teams before the 2002-03 season, Asulin was loaned out by Herzliyah owner Ariel Shaiman to Maccabi Petach Tikva in the Israeli premier league. Over the next five years, Asulin would play on loan for Bnei Sakhnin, Betar Jerusalem and Bnei Yehuda. During his seasons on loan, Lior has won the State Cup and established himself as one of the top Israeli strikers in the domestic league.

In June 2007, Asulin signed a four-year deal to play for Hapoel Tel Aviv and eventually moved to play for Maccabi Petach Tikva and Hapoel Be'er Sheva.

In August 2011, he returned to the national league with Hapoel Ramat Gan and helped the club secure promotion to the premiere league by winning the Toto Cup. He was the team's top scorer that season.

SourcesJews in Sports.