Gheorghe Tătaru

Gheorghe Tătaru (5 May 1948 – 19 December 2004), also known as Tătaru II, was a Romanian football striker. He played seven years at Steaua București. He was the younger brother of Nicolae Tătaru, who also played professional football at Steaua București.[5][6]

Gheorghe Tătaru II
Personal information
Full name Gheorghe Tătaru
Date of birth (1948-05-05)5 May 1948
Place of birth București, Romanian People's Republic
Date of death 19 December 2004(2004-12-19) (aged 56)[1]
Place of death Iaşi, Romania
Position(s) Striker
Youth career
1959–1967 Steaua București
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1967–1974 Steaua București 169 (57)
1974–1975 Chimia Râmnicu Vâlcea 32 (11)
1975–1980 CS Târgovişte[a] 93 (30)
1981–1982 Autobuzul București
1983–1984 Unirea Slobozia
Total 294 (98)
National team
Romania U21 1 (0)
Romania U23 7 (0)
Romania B 4 (4)
1970–1972 Romania[b] 10 (3)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

CareerEdit

Tătaru joined the junior squad of Steaua București in 1959, being promoted to the first team in 1967. He played for Steaua București until 1974. In 1974, he signed for Chimia Râmnicu Vâlcea, and then he played for FC Târgovişte (1975–1980).

In 1980, he decided to retire from football, but one year later was called up by the Liga II team Autobuzul București. He retired again in 1982, but again received a call, this time from Unirea Slobozia. He finally called it a day in 1984.

In 1970–71 he was top scorer of Liga I.

He won 6 caps for Romania and scored 1 goal.[2][3] In 1970, he was part of the national team which played at the 1970 World Cup, being used in all the three games played by Romania. They were his first ever caps for Romania.

HonoursEdit

ClubEdit

Steaua București

CS Târgoviște

IndividualEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ The statistics for the 1975–76 Divizia B season are unavailable.[2]
  2. ^ Including four appearances and two goals for Romania's Olympic team.[3][4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gheorghe Tataru a incetat din viata!
  2. ^ a b c d e f Gheorghe Tătaru at RomanianSoccer.ro (in Romanian) and StatisticsFootball.com
  3. ^ a b "Gheorghe Tătaru". European Football. Retrieved 27 January 2021.
  4. ^ Gheorghe Tătaru at National-Football-Teams.com
  5. ^ "Fraţii Stelei de la Francisc şi Vasile Zavoda, la Adrian şi Sabin Ilie. Cele 8 perechi de fraţi din istoria echipei. A venit rândul lui Romario şi Daniel Benzar" [Brothers of Steaua from Francisc and Vasile Zavoda, Adrian and Sabin Ilie. The 8 pairs of brothers in the team's history. It is Romario and Daniel Benzar's turn] (in Romanian). prosport.ro. Retrieved 8 October 2017.
  6. ^ "SPECIAL Situaţie de gradul I în Liga 1. Ce a realizat Silviu Lung jr. prin câştigarea titlului cu Astra. De la fraţii Vâlcov, la fraţii Costea şi familia Piţurcă" [SPECIAL First grade situation in Liga 1. What Silviu Lung jr. accomplished by winning the title with Astra. From the brothers Vâlcov to the brothers Costea and the Piţurcă family] (in Romanian). prosport.ro. Retrieved 8 October 2017.

External linksEdit

Sporting positions
Preceded by Steaua Top Scorer
1969–1970
1970–1971
1971–1972
Succeeded by