Dimitar Marashliev

Dimitar Hristov Marashliev (Bulgarian: Димитьр Xристов Марашлиeв; 31 August 1947 – 12 July 2018) was a Bulgarian football forward who played for Bulgaria in the 1970 FIFA World Cup.[1] He also played for CSKA Sofia.

Dimitar Marashliev
Personal information
Full name Dimitar Hristov Marashliev
Date of birth (1947-08-31)31 August 1947
Place of birth Harmanli, Bulgaria
Date of death 12 July 2018(2018-07-12) (aged 70)
Place of death Sofia, Bulgaria
Position(s) Forward
Youth career
1960–1963 Hebros Harmanli
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1963–1966 Maritsa Plovdiv
1966 Spartak Plovdiv 6 (2)
1966–1976 CSKA Sofia 244 (73)
1976–1977 Cherno More 19 (8)
International career
1969–1970 Bulgaria 8 (3)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

CareerEdit

Born in Harmanli, Marashliev began his football career playing for hometown club Hebros at the age of 13. He spent three years at the club before moving to Maritsa Plovdiv in 1963.[2] Three years later, Marashliev made his A Group debut with Spartak Plovdiv, appearing in 6 league matches and scoring 2 times.

In October 1966, Marashliev joined CSKA Sofia. In his ten years at the club, he won six A Group titles and four Bulgarian Cups. Marashliev scored a total of 4 goals in three Bulgarian Cup finals – in 1969 (one goal against Levski Sofia), 1972 (two goals against Slavia Sofia) and 1974 (one goal against Levski Sofia).

After leaving CSKA at the end of the 1975–76 season, Marashliev joined Cherno More Varna, scoring 8 goals in the B Group. He retired from competitive football at the end of the 1976–77 season, at the age of 30.

HonoursEdit

ClubEdit

CSKA Sofia

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1970 FIFA World Cup Mexico Archived 2011-10-13 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Легендата на ЦСКА Димитър Марашлиев: Вкарах със счупена ръка на Дино Дзоф" (in Bulgarian). blitz.bg. 7 November 2012.

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