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Dudu Georgescu

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Dudu Georgescu
Georgescu pictured in the 1970s
Personal information
Date of birth (1950-09-01) 1 September 1950 (age 70)
Place of birth Bucharest, Romania
Position(s) Striker
Youth career
1962–1969 Progresul București
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1969–1972 Progresul București 95 (20)
1972–1973 CSM Reşiţa 12 (7)
1973–1983 Dinamo București 260 (207)
1983–1984 Bacău 22 (4)
1984–1986 Gloria Buzău 44 (27)
1986 Flacăra Moreni 4 (2)
1987 Muscelul Câmpulung 5 (2)
1987–1988 Unirea Urziceni 10 (3)
Total 452 (270)
National team
1973–1984 Romania[1] 40 (21)
Teams managed
1989–1990 CSM Reșița (assistant)
1991 Zimbru Chișinău
1992 Corvinul Hunedoara
1992 CSM Reșița
1993–1994 Acvila Giurgiu
1994–1995 Dunărea Călărași
2001 Al-Najma
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Dudu Georgescu (born 1 September 1950) is a retired Romanian footballer who played as a forward and a former coach.

Career

Best known for his Dinamo Bucharest spell, which consisted of 10 Divizia A seasons and over 300 official games, he was known for his stellar heading ability and is widely regarded as one of the best strikers in the history of Romanian football.[2]

Georgescu began his professional career at Progresul București. He holds the record for the most goals in Romania's Divizia A with 252 goals, as well as Dinamo București's club goalscoring record, with 207.

He won the European Golden Shoe (for top scorer in Europe) twice, in 1975 and 1977.[3] During the 1970s, Georgescu was nominated three times for the Ballon d'Or.[4][5][6][7]

Honours

Club

Progresul București

Dinamo București

Individual

References

  1. ^ "Dudu Georgescu". European Football. Retrieved 28 January 2021.
  2. ^ "Legendele fotbalului: Golgheterul încălţat în "Ghete de aur"" (in Romanian). Adevărul. 5 August 2011. Retrieved 24 June 2013.
  3. ^ a b "Golden Boot ("Soulier d'Or") Awards". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 24 June 2013.
  4. ^ a b Pierrend, José Luis (1 February 2006). "European Footballer of the Year ("Ballon d'Or") 1975". RSSSF. Retrieved 15 December 2020.
  5. ^ a b Pierrend, José Luis (1 February 2006). "European Footballer of the Year ("Ballon d'Or") 1976". RSSSF. Retrieved 15 December 2020.
  6. ^ a b Pierrend, José Luis (1 February 2006). "European Footballer of the Year ("Ballon d'Or") 1977". RSSSF. Retrieved 15 December 2020.
  7. ^ a b "Dumitru Macri, primul fotbalist român nominalizat la Balonul de Aur! Gică Hagi, aproape de succes în 1994" [Dumitru Macri, the first Romanian footballer nominated for the Golden Ball! Gica Hagi, almost successful in 1994] (in Romanian). Fanatik.ro. 30 November 2018. Retrieved 15 December 2020.



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