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Dudu Georgescu (born 1 September 1950) is a retired Romanian footballer who played as a forward and a former coach.

Dudu Georgescu
Dudu Georgescu.jpg
Georgescu pictured in the 1970s
Personal information
Date of birth (1950-09-01) 1 September 1950 (age 69)
Place of birth Bucharest, Romania
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
1962–1969 Progresul Bucureşti
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1969–1972 Progresul Bucureşti 94 (5)
1972–1973 CSM Reşiţa 12 (7)
1973–1983 Dinamo Bucureşti 260 (207)
1983–1984 Bacău 22 (4)
1984–1986 Gloria Buzău 44 (27)
1986 Flacăra Moreni 4 (2)
1987 Muscelul Câmpulung 5 (2)
1987–1988 Unirea Urziceni 10 (3)
Total 451 (255)
National team
1973–1984 Romania 40 (21)
Teams managed
1991 Zimbru Chișinău
1992 Corvinul Hunedoara
1992 CSM Reşiţa
1993–1994 Acvila Giurgiu
1994–1995 Dunărea Călărași
2001 Al-Najma
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Best known for his Dinamo Bucharest spell, which consisted of 10 Divizia A seasons and over 300 official games, he was known for his stellar heading ability and is widely regarded as one of the best strikers in the history of Romanian football.[1]

Georgescu began his professional career at Progresul Bucureşti. He holds the record for the most goals in Romania's Divizia A with 252 goals, as well as Dinamo Bucureşti's club goalscoring record, with 207.

He won the European Golden Shoe (for top scorer in Europe) twice, in 1975 and 1977.[2]

HonoursEdit

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Dinamo București

Progresul București

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RomaniaEdit

  • Most goals scored in Liga I: 252 goals

Dinamo BucureștiEdit

  • Top scorer in Liga I: 207 goals

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Legendele fotbalului: Golgheterul încălţat în "Ghete de aur"" (in Romanian). Adevărul. 5 August 2011. Retrieved 24 June 2013.
  2. ^ "Golden Boot ("Soulier d'Or") Awards". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 24 June 2013.

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