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.[1][2]

Ilie Bărbulescu
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Bărbulescu in 1986
Personal information
Full name Ilie Bărbulescu
Date of birth (1957-06-24)24 June 1957
Place of birth Pitești, Romania
Date of death February 1, 2020(2020-02-01) (aged 62)
Place of death Pitesti, Romania
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Left defender
Youth career
1971–1974 FC Argeș Pitești
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1974–1982 FC Argeș Pitești 209 (14)
1982–1983 FC Olt Scornicești 45 (5)
1983–1984 Petrolul Ploiești 17 (0)
1984–1987 Steaua București 77 (3)
1987 Petrolul Ploiești 6 (0)
1987–1988 FC Argeș Pitești 3 (0)
1988–1989 Dacia Pitești
1989–1991 Callatis Mangalia
Total 357 (22)
National team
1979–1987 Romania 5 (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.[1] 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.[3][4]

International careerEdit

Bărbulescu also won five caps for the Romania's national team, including two qualifying matches for Euro 1980 and World Cup 1986.[5]

HonoursEdit

ClubEdit

FC Argeș Pitești
Steaua București

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Ilie Bărbulescu at RomanianSoccer.ro (in Romanian) and StatisticsFootball.com
  2. ^ "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.
  3. ^ "DECRET privind conferirea Ordinului și Medaliei Meritul Sportiv" (PDF). Monitorul Oficial al României Nr. 241. 28 March 2008. p. 3. Retrieved 26 August 2016.
  4. ^ "Decorarea unor personalități ale fotbalului românesc". Administrația Prezidențială. 25 March 2008. Retrieved 26 August 2016.
  5. ^ "Ilie Bărbulescu". European Football. Retrieved 5 February 2020.

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