Dimitar Makriev

Dimitar Ivanov Makriev (Bulgarian: Димитър Иванов Макриев; born 7 January 1984) is a Bulgarian footballer who plays as a forward.

Dimitar Makriev
Dimitar Makriev - 2011.jpg
Personal information
Full name Dimitar Ivanov Makriev
Date of birth (1984-01-07) 7 January 1984 (age 37)
Place of birth Gotse Delchev, Bulgaria
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Position(s) Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2002 Levski Sofia 2 (0)
2002 CSKA Sofia 0 (0)
2002–2005 Inter Milan 0 (0)
2003AC Bellinzona (loan) 14 (4)
2003–2004Górnik Zabrze (loan) 22 (2)
2004–2005Chiasso (loan) 18 (5)
2005–2006 Dijon 6 (0)
2006–2007 Maribor 48 (23)
2008–2011 Ashdod 111 (44)
2011 Krylia Sovetov 5 (0)
2012 Oleksandria 7 (0)
2012–2013 Ashdod 22 (9)
2013–2014 Levski Sofia 26 (7)
2014 South China 1 (1)
2015 Pécsi MFC 10 (2)
2015–2018 Nea Salamina 92 (30)
2018 Arda Kardzhali 11 (6)
2019 Ermis Aradippou 14 (0)
2019 PO Xylotymbou 8 (0)
National team
2009–2011 Bulgaria 8 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18 May 2019

CareerEdit

Youth careerEdit

Makriev was raised in Levski Sofia's youth teams. In 2002, he signed a contract with Levski's rival CSKA Sofia.

Inter MilanEdit

Few days after signing Makriev, CSKA Sofia sold him to Internazionale. However, he spend the first part of 2002–03 season in CSKA, because Italian Federation froze transfers of foreigners from outside the European Union. After that he played on loan for Swiss AC Bellinzona, Polish Górnik Zabrze and Swiss FC Chiasso. In season 2005–06,he was a part of French Dijon FCO.

NK MariborEdit

In 2006, Makriev signed with NK Maribor. For two seasons, Makriev earned 48 appearances playing in the Slovenian PrvaLiga, scoring 23 goals.

F.C. AshdodEdit

In January 2008, Ashdod signed Makriev on a two-and-a-half-year deal. He was given the number 7 shirt. Makriev helped the team save themselves from relegation to the second league in Israel. In 18 games, he scored 11 goals. During the 2008–09 season, Makriev scored 11 goals.

Krylia SovetovEdit

On 19 May 2011, Ashdod accepted an offer for Makriev from Russian Premier League club Krylia Sovetov Samara. On the next day, he passed his medical and signed a three-year deal that will keep him with the club until 2014.[1]

Levski SofiaEdit

In late August 2013, Makriev returned to Bulgaria and signed a one-year contract (with the option for an additional year) with Levski Sofia.[2]

South ChinaEdit

On 22 August 2014, he moved to Hong Kong team South China AA on a free transfer. However, he had left the club on 10 October 2014 by mutual consent.

Nea SalaminaEdit

On 12 July 2015, Makriev signed a contract with Cypriot First Division club Nea Salamina.[3] He appeared in all of Nea Salamina's league matches and scored 19 goals in the 2015–16 season, finishing as the league's top scorer alongside Fernando Cavenaghi and André Alves.[4]

Arda KardzhaliEdit

On 30 July 2018, Makriev signed a contract with the newly promoted Second League team Arda Kardzhali.[5]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of match played on January 2020[6][7]
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Club Season League Domestic Cup[a] Europe[b] Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Levski Sofia 2000–01 A Group 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2001–02 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
Total 2 0 1 0 0 0 3 0
CSKA Sofia 2002–03 A Group 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Inter Milan 2002–03 Serie A 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Bellinzona (loan) 2002–03 Nationalliga B 14 4 14 4
Górnik Zabrze (loan) 2003–04 Ekstraklasa 22 2 22 2
Chiasso (loan) 2004–05 Challenge League 18 5 18 5
Dijon 2005–06 Ligue 2 6 0 6 0
Maribor 2006–07 1. SNL 29 13 4 5 0 0 33 18
2007–08 19 10 2 2 4 3 25 15
Total 48 23 6 7 4 3 58 33
Ashdod 2007–08 Premier League 18 11 1 0 19 11
2008–09 31 11 10 2 41 13
2009–10 34 13 9 5 43 18
2010–11 28 9 5 6 33 15
Total 111 44 25 13 0 0 136 57
Krylia Sovetov 2011–12 Premier League 5 0 0 0 5 0
Oleksandriya 2011–12 Premier League 7 0 0 0 7 0
Ashdod 2012–13 Premier League 22 9 3 0 25 9
Levski Sofia 2013–14 A Group 26 7 4 0 0 0 30 7
South China 2014–15 Premier League 1 1 0 0 1 1
Pécsi 2014–15 NB I 10 2 0 0 10 2
Nea Salamis 2015–16 First Division 36 19 1 0 37 19
2016–17 35 10 2 1 37 11
2017–18 21 2 4 2 25 4
Total 92 31 7 3 0 0 99 34
Arda Kardzhali 2018–19 Second League 11 6 1 0 12 6
Ermis Aradippou 2018–19 First Division 14 0 3 3 17 3
P.O. Xylotymbou 2019–20 Second Division 8 0 0 0 8 0
Career total 417 134 51 26 4 3 472 163
  1. ^ Includes both Cup, league cup and Supercup matches, where applicable.
  2. ^ Includes UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europe League and UEFA Intertoto Cup.

InternationalEdit

 
Makriev with Bulgaria

On 28 March 2009 Makriev received his first call-up to the Bulgarian national team for a World Cup 2010 qualifier against Ireland. A few days later, on 1 April, he scored his first goal for Bulgaria against Cyprus.[8]

Dimitar Makriev: International Goals
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 1 April 2009 Sofia, Bulgaria   Cyprus 2–0 2–0 World Cup 2010 Qual.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Крылья Советов подписали нападающего сборной Болгарии (in Russian). kc-camapa.ru. Retrieved 20 May 2011.
  2. ^ "Макриев подписа с Левски за 1+1 г., нападателят ще е конкурент на Генков" (in Bulgarian). topsport.bg. 28 August 2013.
  3. ^ "Димитър Макриев си намери отбор в Кипър" (in Bulgarian). gol.bg. 12 July 2015.
  4. ^ "Makriev 2015–16 Statistics". cfa.com.cy.
  5. ^ АРДА с нов трансфер удар, привлече Димитър Макриев
  6. ^ "Dimitar Makriev Profile". soccerway.com.
  7. ^ "Dimitar Makriev Profile". 90minut.pl.
  8. ^ Dimitrov, Georgi (4 June 2009). "7sport.net is for Sale" Димитър Макриев: беше чудесно да вкарам в дебюта си (in Bulgarian). 7sport.net. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 18 August 2015.

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