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Cătălin Munteanu (born 26 January 1979 in Bucharest) is a former Romanian footballer who played as a left winger.

Cătălin Munteanu
Personal information
Full name Cătălin Constantin Munteanu
Date of birth (1979-01-26) 26 January 1979 (age 40)
Place of birth Bucharest, Romania
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Centre midfielder
Club information
Current team
Hermannstadt (assistant)
Youth career
1989–1993 Romprim Bucureşti
1993–1996 Steaua București
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–1998 Steaua București 45 (22)
1998–2001 Salamanca 94 (20)
2001–2004 Atlético Madrid 0 (0)
2001–2002Espanyol (loan) 12 (1)
2002–2004Albacete (loan) 35 (1)
2004–2005 Real Murcia 22 (1)
2006–2008 Dinamo București 72 (5)
2008–2010 FC Brașov 62 (3)
2010–2014 Dinamo București 84 (7)
2014 FC Brașov 14 (0)
2015 Viitorul Constanța 3 (0)
Total 443 (60)
National team
1996–1999 Romania U21 11 (0)
1997–2001 Romania 17 (1)
Teams managed
2018 Romania U19 (assistant)
2018–2019 Astra Giurgiu (assistant)
2019– Hermannstadt (assistant)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 April 2015
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 February 2009

Munteanu started to play football at Steaua București, where he was one of the most talented players. In March 1997, aged 18, he made his first-team debut in a Divizia A game against Rapid Bucharest.

UD Salamanca paid 1,800,000 dollars for Munteanu's transfer from Steaua, where he played until 2001 when he was bought by Atlético Madrid, but he was loaned to Espanyol Barcelona and then Albacete.[1]

He has also played for Real Murcia. From 1997 until 2001, Munteanu was a member of the Romanian national team. He has been capped 17 by Romania and scored one goal.

Contents

Career statsEdit

Club Season League Cup Europe Supercup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Steaua 1996–97 12 5 4 0 0 0 16 5
1997–98 33 17 3 2 10 3 46 21
Total 45 22 7 2 10 3 62 26
Salamanca 1998–99 27 3 2 0 29 3
1999–00 35 7 0 0 35 7
2000–01 32 10 0 0 32 10
Total 94 20 2 0 96 20
Espanyol 2001–02 12 1 1 0 13 1
Total 12 1 1 0 13 1
Albacete 2002–03 18 1 1 0 19 1
2003–04 17 0 1 0 18 0
Total 35 1 2 0 37 1
Real Murcia 2004–05 22 1 1 1 23 2
Total 22 1 1 1 23 2
Dinamo 2005–06 10 0 10 0
2006–07 32 4 1 0 12 3 45 7
2007–08 30 1 2 0 4 0 0 0 36 1
Total 72 5 3 0 16 3 0 0 91 8
Brașov 2008–09 31 1 1 0 32 1
2009–10 31 2 5 1 36 3
Total 62 3 6 1 68 4
Dinamo 2010–11 30 5 4 1 4 1 38 7
2011–12 25 2 5 0 4 1 34 3
2012–13 23 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 28 0
2013–14 6 0 1 0 7 0
Total 84 7 12 1 10 2 1 0 107 10
Brașov 2014–15 14 0 1 0 15 0
Total 14 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 15 0
Viitorul Constanța 2014–15 3 0 0 0 3 0
Total 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Romania total 280 37 29 4 36 8 1 0 346 48
Spain total 163 23 6 1 0 0 0 0 169 24
Career total 443 60 35 5 36 8 1 0 515 72

HonoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Luis Castelo (26 August 2003). "Munteanu sigue otro año" (in Spanish). as.com. Retrieved 15 April 2009.

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Sabin Ilie
Steaua Top Scorer
1997–1998
Succeeded by
Ionel Dănciulescu