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The Humble Toast Sportstar Of the Week: Azi Gold

The Jewish Link and The Humble Toast would like to recognize Azi Gold as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. Like his siblings Azi is a standout soccer player, helping to lead the FC Teaneck Thunder. When asked about Azi, Camp Shalom’s Head of Sports Gabi Secemski told The Jewish Link, “Azi is a fantastic athlete and a leader in a bunk full of campers who love sports. He leads by example, combining his desire to win with sportsmanship. Azi helped make sure the league teams were fair, and makes sure that games are officiated fairly—even if calls go against his team.”

Azi, congrats on being recognized as this week’s Sportstar of the Week! Who are your role models and why?

My parents, because they take care of me and help me with hard homework.

What is your favorite sport?

Soccer, because all of my siblings play soccer and it is my specialty.

What is your pregame routine?

Before my games, we practice as a team, warm up by playing Round-O, and I drink lots of water.

What is your greatest sports accomplishment?

My greatest sports accomplishment was scoring six goals in a soccer game.

Who is your favorite athlete and why?

Lionel Messi, because he is a great player and plays for Inter Miami.

What is your earliest sports memory?

As a 2-year-old playing soccer during halftime of my brother’s game.

What is your funniest sports memory?

Falling all the time during my first year of FC Teaneck.

What is your favorite sports memory?

Watching the finals of the 2022 World Cup.

What is your favorite thing to do when you are not playing sports?

Playing NHL 24 on the Xbox.

What is the best thing about being a Sportstar?

Being part of a great team, the FC Teaneck Thunder and being a great team player.

The Humble Toast Star of the week will receive a $25 gift card to The Humble Toast. Please send nominees for an upcoming The Humble Toast Jewish Link Stars of the Week to [email protected].

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