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Marcel Toader (4 January 1963 – 3 August 2019) was a Romanian rugby union player and a businessman and media personality. He played as a wing. He was usually considered one of the best Romanian rugby wings of all time.
|Date of birth||January 4, 1963|
|Place of birth||Cumpăna, Constanța County, Romania|
|Date of death||August 3, 2019(aged 56)|
|Place of death||Periș, Ilfov County, Romania|
|Rugby union career|
Toader gathered 30 caps for Romania, from his debut in 1982 to his last game in 1990. He scored 3 tries during his international career, 12 points on aggregate. He was a member of his national side for the first Rugby World Cup in 1987, scoring two tries during the tournament, against Zimbabwe and Scotland.
Personal life and deathEdit
Toader was married to TV presenter Gabriela Cristea and then to singer Maria Constantin. He had one son.
Toader had a history of heart problems and suffered a heart attack in 2012. He died on August 3, 2019 of a heart attack. He was 56.