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Manny Goddard

Gender: Male

Age when taken: 73

Citizenship: Israel

Occupation: Former Professional Soccer Player and Lifeguard

Hostage status: Still Captive, Confirmed Deceased

More about Manny:

  • Killed alongside his wife, Ayelet Godard;  a funeral for the couple was held on October 29th, 2023 

  • Father to four children: Mor, Gal, Bar and Goni and 6 grandchildren 

  • Was a professional soccer player in the 1970s 

  • Worked in the printing house, the local kibbutz store, as a local soccer coach, chief economist, and lifeguard 

  • Diehard fan of the Hapoel Tel Aviv soccer team

  • Fought in the Yom Kippur War

Alternate name spellings:

  • Meny, Meni, Godard

  • When searching inside sources, an alternate name spelling may be used as shown above.

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Date Last Updated: April 1st, 2024

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