Mateuț in 1989
|Date of birth||5 August 1965|
|Place of birth||Bogata-Curtuiuș, Cluj County, Romania|
|Height||1.69 m (5 ft 6 1⁄2 in)|
|Dinamo București (assistant)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
He was born in Bogata-Curtuiuș, Cluj County and debuted in Divizia A with Corvinul Hunedoara in 1981. In the 1986–87 season, he earned a transfer to Dinamo București. He scored an astounding 43 goals to take the top goalscorer title and even the European Golden Boot in 1988–89, and the following year Dinamo won the league championship. He later played abroad with success, in Spain. He retired in 1996, having played in Italy and Romania again since 1992.