Yossi Benayoun's match worn shirt from the Israel vs. Croatia match played on September 6th, 2011 at the Stadion Maksimir in Zagreb, Croatia. Benayoun played the full 90 minutes and assisted Tomer Hemed's 44th minute goal. Israel went on to lose 3-1 from 3 Croatia goals scored in the second half by Luka Modric in the 47th minute and by Eduardo in the 55th minute and the 57th minute.
This was Benayoun's 83rd appearance for the national team. He currently holds the record for most international appearances with 102.
Israel was in Group F with Croatia, Greece, Georgia, Latvia, and Malta. Israel finished in 3rd place with 16 points out of the 10 matches.
|Benayoun controlling the ball while receiving pressure from Josip Simunic|
|Benayoun and Hemed alongside Simunic|