Cornel Popa (19 March 1935 – 4 November 1999) was a Romanian football defender who played for Romania in the 1960 European Nations' Cup qualifying.[4] He spent most of his football career with Dinamo București.

Cornel Popa
Personal information
Date of birth (1935-03-17)17 March 1935
Place of birth Iași, Romania
Date of death 4 November 1999(1999-11-04) (aged 64)
Position(s) Defender
Youth career
1950–1951 Victoria Iași
1952–1955 Locomotiva Iași
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1955–1956 Dinamo Bacău 16 (0)
1957–1969 Dinamo București[a] 246 (0)
1969–1970 Beşiktaş 0 (0)
Total 262 (0)
National team
1958–1967 Romania[b] 37 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

HonoursEdit

Dinamo București

NotesEdit

  1. ^ The statistics for the 1957 unofficial championship called Cupa Primăverii are not taken into consideration.[1]
  2. ^ Including 10 appearances for Romania's Olympic team.[2][3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Cornel Popa at RomanianSoccer.ro (in Romanian) and StatisticsFootball.com
  2. ^ "Cornel Popa". European Football. Retrieved 26 January 2021.
  3. ^ Cornel Popa at National-Football-Teams.com
  4. ^ "European Championship 1960 (Details)". rsssf.com. Retrieved 8 February 2017.

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