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|Full name||Ilay Eliyau Elmkies|
|Date of birth||10 March 2000|
|Place of birth||Nahariya, Israel|
|Height||1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)|
|ADO Den Haag|
|2019–2020||1899 Hoffenheim II||22||(1)|
|2020–||→ ADO Den Haag (loan)||1||(0)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 September 2020|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 25 September 2020
Ilay Eliyau Elmkies (or Elmakayes, Hebrew: עילי אלמקייס; born 10 March 2000) is an Israeli professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Dutch club ADO Den Haag on loan from 1899 Hoffenheim, and the Israel national team.
Elmkies received his first call-up to the Israel national team in October 2019 for Euro 2020 qualifiers against Austria and Latvia. He made his debut on 15 October 2019 in a game against Latvia. He substituted Dia Saba in the 76th minute as Israel won 3–1.
- Scores and results list Israel's goal tally first, score column indicates score after each Elmkies goal.
|1||7 September 2020||Netanya Stadium, Netanya, Israel||Slovakia||1–1||1–1||2020–21 UEFA Nations League B|
Elmkies speaks Hebrew and English and has quickly mastered German. A film looking at the Jewish experience in the German village of Hoffenheim during World War II aired in 2018 at the Sinsheimer Citydome. He played a leading role, and provided commentary in all three languages.
- "Ilay Elmkies: Thiago Alcantara's heir, a budding actor, and Hoffenheim's wonderkid". Bundesliga. Retrieved 20 October 2019.
- "Israel v Latvia game report". ESPN. 15 October 2019.
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