|Full name||Melissa Ashleigh Maizels|
|Date of birth||10 May 1993|
|Place of birth||Melbourne, Australia|
|*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 02:41, 27 January 2022 (UTC)|
Melissa Maizels (born 10 May 1993) is an Australian soccer goalkeeper who last played for Australian A-League Women team Melbourne Victory. She previously played for Perth Glory and Canberra United.
Maizels was born in Melbourne, Australia, and is Jewish.Her great, great, great-grandfather was the Chief Rabbi of Łódź.
She began playing soccer at the age of nine.She represented Victoria four times for futsal and soccer, and competed in national tournaments at the Australian Institute of Sport (from which she earned her coaching UEFA B Licence) as well as in Canberra and Perth. In 2009, she helped the futsal team make the grand final.
She played at Melbourne Victory from 2012 to 2014.
In July 2014, Maizels signed with Canberra United.She made her debut for the club during a match against Adelaide United after the team's starting goalkeeper Chantel Jones was injured.
Maizels joined Perth Glory for the 2016-17 W-League Season. She suffered a serious hand injury, which ended her season after only six games.Maizels returned for the 2017–18 season as Perth's number one keeper and played every minute of the season.
Maizels signed with Canberra United for the 2018–19 W-League, returning to the club she had played for from 2014 to 2016.
Maizels joined Melbourne Victory ahead of the 2019–20 W-League season.
She competed for Team Australia at the 2017 Maccabiah Games in Israel.
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