Ilie Bărbulescu (footballer)
Ilie Bărbulescu (24 June 1957 – 1 February 2020) was a Romanian footballer, he was a member of Steaua București's winning squad for the European Cup in 1986 and for the European Supercup in 1987.
Bărbulescu in 1986
|Full name||Ilie Bărbulescu|
|Date of birth||24 June 1957|
|Place of birth||Pitești, Romania|
|Date of death||February 1, 2020(aged 62)|
|Place of death||Pitesti, Romania|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Playing position||Left defender|
|1971–1974||FC Argeș Pitești|
|1974–1982||FC Argeș Pitești||209||(14)|
|1982–1983||FC Olt Scornicești||45||(5)|
|1987–1988||FC Argeș Pitești||3||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
He played as a defender and spent the majority of his career with FC Argeș Pitești. On 25 March 2008 he was decorated by the president of Romania, Traian Băsescu with Ordinul "Meritul Sportiv" — (The Order "The Sportive Merit") class II for his part in winning the 1986 European Cup Final.
- FC Argeș Pitești
- Steaua București
- Ilie Bărbulescu at RomanianSoccer.ro (in Romanian) and StatisticsFootball.com
- "Ilie Bărbulescu a fost condus pe ultimul drum. Ultrașii de la FC Argeș și Steaua s-au strâns la stadion: "Anii trec și gloriile se duc / Astăzi e mai liniște fără «Balamuc»"" [Ilie Bărbulescu was taken on the last road. The ultras from FC Argeș and Steaua gathered at the stadium: "The years pass and the glories go away / Today it is quieter without "Balamuc"] (in Romanian). Gsp.ro. 4 February 2020. Retrieved 5 February 2020.
- "DECRET privind conferirea Ordinului și Medaliei Meritul Sportiv" (PDF). Monitorul Oficial al României Nr. 241. 28 March 2008. p. 3. Retrieved 26 August 2016.
- "Decorarea unor personalități ale fotbalului românesc". Administrația Prezidențială. 25 March 2008. Retrieved 26 August 2016.
- "Ilie Bărbulescu". European Football. Retrieved 5 February 2020.
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