Georgi Georgiev (footballer, born 1963)

Georgi Kostadinov Georgiev (Bulgarian: Георги Костадинов Георгиев) (born 10 January 1963) is a Bulgarian retired footballer who played as an attacking midfielder. He was part of the Bulgaria national team that reached the semi-finals of the 1994 World Cup.

Georgi Georgiev
G. Georgiev Getsata 2013.jpg
Georgiev in 2013
Personal information
Full name Georgi Kostadinov Georgiev
Date of birth (1963-01-10) 10 January 1963 (age 60)
Place of birth Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Attacking midfielder
Youth career
1972–1980 Maritsa Plovdiv
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1980–1984 Maritsa Plovdiv 74 (11)
1984–1988 Botev Plovdiv 98 (26)
1988–1991 CSKA Sofia 72 (15)
1991–1995 Mulhouse 114 (23)
1996 CSKA Sofia 18 (6)
1996–1997 Maritsa Plovdiv 19 (2)
Total 395 (83)
International career
1989–1994 Bulgaria 11 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Club careerEdit

Georgiev started his career in Maritsa at the age of 17. He played for his first club from 1980 to 1984, when he was transferred to Botev Plovdiv.

After playing for Botev, Georgiev was transferred to CSKA Sofia. With this club, he became twice champion of Bulgaria in 1988–89 and 1989–90.

In 1991 Georgiev signed with French club FC Mulhouse, where he stayed for four years and reached his greatest form as a football player.


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