Costin Curelea

Costin Romeo Curelea (born 11 July 1984) is a Romanian former footballer who played as a striker.

Costin Curelea
Costin Curelea
Personal information
Full name Costin Romeo Curelea
Date of birth (1984-07-11) 11 July 1984 (age 37)
Place of birth Bucharest, Romania
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Position(s) Striker
Club information
Current team
CFR Cluj (assistant)
Youth career
1993–2003 Sportul Studențesc
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2013 Sportul Studențesc 254 (82)
2013Dinamo Minsk (loan) 14 (6)
2013–2016 Universitatea Craiova 56 (13)
2016–2017 Voluntari 15 (0)
2018 Academica Clinceni 0 (0)
Total 339 (101)
National team
2005–2006 Romania U21 11 (2)
2011 Romania 1 (0)
Teams managed
2018–2020 Academica Clinceni (assistant)
2020– CFR Cluj (assistant)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 July 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10 August 2011

CareerEdit

In his first league match for Sportul Studenţesc, a Liga II game against Dacia Mioveni, Costin Curelea scored two goals as Sportul won by 3 goals to 1. He played his first Liga I match against Apulum Alba Iulia, on 31 July 2004. After two months, he managed to score his first Liga I goal against FCM Bacău, in a 1–1 draw match played at Regie Stadium.[1]

After Sportul Studenţesc was relegated due to financial reasons at the end of 2005–2006 season, Costin Curelea remained at the team, alongside Viorel Ferfelea, Dacian Varga and Tiberiu Bălan. Since then, he was often the team top-scorer. In the 2006–2007 season, Curelea scored 14 goals for his team in 29 matches.[1]

StatisticsEdit

Club Season League Cup Europe Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Sportul 2003–04 18 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 4
2004–05 23 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 26 3
2005–06 29 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 30 4
2006–07 30 14 1 0 0 0 0 0 31 14
2007–08 27 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 28 8
2008–09 31 13 4 2 0 0 0 0 35 15
2009–10 29 20 3 0 0 0 0 0 32 20
2010–11 33 9 2 1 0 0 0 0 35 10
2011–12 28 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 28 4
2012–13 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 4
Total 254 82 15 4 0 0 0 0 269 86
Career total 254 82 15 4 0 0 0 0 269 86

Statistics accurate as of match played 27 October 2012

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