Ion Ionuț Luțu

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Ion Ionuț Luțu (born 3 August 1975) is a Romanian former professional footballer who played as a midfielder. He was compared to Gheorghe Hagi, being nicknamed "the Little Hagi" or "Hagi-Luțu".[2][3] He was known for his fine dribbling and technique, as well as spectacular finishing, but also for his inconsistency.[2]

Ionuț Luțu
Personal information
Full name Ion Ionuț Luțu
Date of birth (1975-08-03) 3 August 1975 (age 46)
Place of birth Slatina, Olt County, Romania
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1993–1996 Progresul București 62 (6)
1996–1999 Universitatea Craiova 64 (29)
1998Galatasaray (loan) 3 (0)
1999–2000 Steaua București 36 (3)
2000 Suwon Samsung Bluewings 19 (2)
2000–2001 Progresul București 8 (0)
2001–2002 Suwon Samsung Bluewings 18 (4)
2002–2003 Universitatea Craiova 26 (7)
2003 Rapid București 7 (0)
2004 Apollon Limassol 4 (1)
2004–2005 Universitatea Craiova 35 (3)
2005–2006 Kairat 20 (4)
2007–2008 Universitatea Craiova 17 (2)
2008 Zhetysu 8 (1)
2009 Pandurii Targu Jiu 7 (0)
2009 Jiul Petroşani 8 (1)
2010 Alro Slatina
2010–2011 Al-Jazeera Amman
Total 342 (63)
National team
1993 Romania U18[1] 4 (0)
1994–1998 Romania U21[1] 27 (8)
1996 Romania U23[1] 3 (0)
1997 Romania B[1] 3 (0)
1999 Romania 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2009-06-11

International careerEdit

Ionuț Luțu played his only game for Romania on 3 March 1999 when coach Victor Pițurcă introduced him in the 61st minute to replace Laurențiu Roșu in a friendly which ended with a 2–0 victory against Estonia.[4][5]

HonoursEdit

Galatasaray

Steaua București

Suwon Samsung Bluewings

Rapid București

Alro Slatina

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Ionuț Luțu profile". 11v11. Retrieved 30 March 2021.
  2. ^ a b "Dezvăluiri inedite despre Ionuț Luțu, "omul bun la toate" al lui Gigi Becali! De ce nu a reușit în cariera de fotbalist: "Îi plăcea să stea la mese, caterincă obosită"" [Unusual revelations about Ionuț Luțu, Gigi Becali's "good man at everything"! Why he didn't succeed in his football career: "He liked to sit at tables, joking until exhaustion"] (in Romanian). prosport.ro. 25 March 2021. Retrieved 30 March 2021.
  3. ^ "Sa radem cu Lutu! Fostul fotbalist, ajuns astazi omul bun la toate al lui Gigi Becali, face spectacol cu portocalele si lamaile!" [Let's laugh with Lutu! The former football player, who today became Gigi Becali's good man at all, makes a show with oranges and lemons!] (in Romanian). Wowbiz.ro. 27 March 2013. Retrieved 30 March 2021.
  4. ^ "Ionuț Luțu". European Football. Retrieved 30 March 2021.
  5. ^ "Romania – Estonia 2:0". European Football. Retrieved 30 March 2021.
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i Ion Ionuț Luțu at RomanianSoccer.ro (in Romanian) and StatisticsFootball.com

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