Valentin Vasile Badea (born 23 October 1982 in Alexandria) is a Romanian former football player. He played as a striker. His last contract was with Liga II team UTA Arad.[1]

Valentin Badea
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Personal information
Full name Valentin Vasile Badea
Date of birth (1982-10-23) 23 October 1982 (age 37)
Place of birth Alexandria, Romania
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
Rulmentul Alexandria
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2001 Rulmentul Alexandria
2001–2002 Jiul Petroşani 22 (5)
2002–2006 Vaslui 103 (42)
2006–2008 Steaua Bucureşti 50 (15)
2008Panserraikos (loan) 3 (0)
2009 Universitatea Craiova 13 (2)
2010 Politehnica Iaşi 11 (1)
2010 Braşov 10 (1)
2011 Al Ain 1 (0)
2011 Concordia Chiajna 3 (0)
2012 Farul Constanţa 11 (1)
2013 UTA Arad 3 (0)
Total 231 (68)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 April 2013

Club careerEdit

StatisticsEdit

Club Season League Cup Europe Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Jiul Petroşani 2001–02 22 5 0 0 - 22 5
Vaslui 2002–03 23 14 1 0 - 24 14
2003–04 27 12 1 0 28 12
2004–05 30 11 2 1 32 12
2005–06 23 5 0 0 23 5
Total 103 42 4 1 0 0 107 43
Steaua București 2006–07 33 13 4+1 0 11 4 49 17
2007–08 16 2 2 1 6 1 24 4
2008–09 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Total 50 15 7 1 17 5 74 22
Panserraikos (loan) 2008–09 3 0 0 0 - 3 0
Universitatea Craiova 2009–10 13 2 2 0 - 15 2
Politehnica Iaşi 2009–10 12 1 0 0 - 12 1
Braşov 2010–11 10 1 2 1 - 12 2
Al Ain 2010–11 1 0 0 0 5 0 6 0
Concordia Chiajna 2011–12 3 1 0 0 - 3 1
Farul Constanța 2011–12 11 1 0 0 - 11 1
UTA Arad 2012–13 3 0 0 0 - 3 0
Career Total 231 68 15 3 22 5 268 76

TitlesEdit

Season Club Title
2004–2005 FC Vaslui Liga II

TriviaEdit

  • Steaua's Gigi Becali was quoted by the press as saying that Badea will once become the Romanian top striker.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Vali Badea a debutat la UTA". Ştiri de Sport (in Romanian). 19 April 2013. Retrieved 19 April 2013.

External linksEdit

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Nicolae Dică
Steaua Top Scorer
2006–2007
Succeeded by
Nicolae Dică