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Rodrigo Goldberg

This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Goldberg and the second or maternal family name is Mierzejewski.
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Rodrigo Goldberg
Full nameRodrigo Alejandro Goldberg Mierzejewski
Date of birth (1971-08-09) August 9, 1971 (age 46)
Place of birthSantiago, Chile
Playing positionStriker
Youth career
23x15px Universidad de Chile
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1989-1991Universidad de Chile-(-)
1992-1993Santiago Wanderers-(-)
1994-1997Universidad de Chile-(-)
1997Maccabi Tel Aviv-(-)
1998Universidad Católica-(-)
2000-2004Maccabi Tel Aviv75(28)
2005-2006Santiago Morning-(-)
National team
1995200123x15px Chile13(4)

Rodrigo Goldberg (born August 9, 1971) is a former Chilean international football player. As a player, he gained national notoriety in Israel for his talented play with Maccabi Tel Aviv and good use of the Hebrew language.[1] Today, he works as a commentator on Canal del Fútbol in Chile.

Time in Israel

Goldberg was an integral part of the Maccabi Tel Aviv squad that took back to back cup titles and a league championship thereafter.[2] He had a strained relationship with club captain, Avi Nimni, and even verbally criticized him in the Israeli media before returning to Chile.[3]

Return to Chile

After playing for four seasons in Israel, Goldberg returned to his native Chile to play for Santiago Morning. During a club match against Palestino, he was subjected to anti-semitic abuse from the oppositions supporters because of his Polish and German Jewish background.[4] Goldberg is, however, a Catholic, as a result of the conversion of his grandparents.[5]

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Footnotes

  1. ^ Sagi, Miki (2006-04-19). רודריגו גולדברג: "קראו לי בצ'ילה יהודי זבל" (in Hebrew). Yedioth Ahronoth. Retrieved 2007-05-21. 
  2. ^ Sagi, Miki (2006-04-19). "'They called me Jewish garbage'". Yedioth Ahronoth. Retrieved 2007-05-21. 
  3. ^ Zenzifer, Nadav (2003-03-10). נמני: "גורמים במכבי הסיתו שחקנים נגדי" (in Hebrew). Iton Tel Aviv. Retrieved 2007-05-21. [dead link]
  4. ^ AFP (2006-04-18). "Insultos antisemitas en torneo chileno" (in Spanish). Univision.com. Retrieved 2007-05-21. 
  5. ^ Eskenazi, Gerald (20 March 2012). "Chile's 'Jewish' soccer star". Retrieved 25 January 2014. I'm not Jewish. The only Hebrew word I knew was 'shalom.' My grandparents were German and Polish Jews, and they converted because in this country, it was easier to be Catholic 

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