Attacking midfielders from the National 100. List of 11 from which you can choose your preference in the Century Team: About creativity and creators

The offensive midfielder or “playmaker” of the team, often the “Dekar”, is the footballer who always holds the keys to success, or on the contrary.

But in the case of the Prosport nominees, we are talking about a rare class, the class of “artists” on the lawn, of pure talent.

Attacking midfielders “The National 100”

Here is the list of “Oscars”, of course: Gheorghe Hagi, Angel Jordanescu, Kostic Donoz, Elio Podola, Radu Nonweiler, Konstantin Stancio, Joseph Pichowski, Mihail Magiro, Jorge Konstantin, Doreen Mathieu and Marcel Korach.

GHEORGHE HAGI is considered the greatest footballer in the history of Romanian football, he played 125 matches and scored 35 goals for Romania. In the “Successes” class, he, on a par with Adrian Mutu, holds the record in the national team jersey. He played in six Finals, three World Championships and three European Championships. And so, in the World Cup, it was in Italy, in 1990, in the USA, in 1994, when we reached the quarter-finals, and in France in 1998.

At Euro, Hagi played in France in 1984, in England in 1996, and in 2000 in Holland and Belgium. He won 3 titles with Steaua in 1987, 1988 and 1989, 2 Cups in 1987 and 1988, as well as the European Super Cup in 1987. He also played with Steaua in the 1989 European Champions Cup Final. He made his debut in Farul Constanța, in 1982, and then With a year he was transferred to Student Sports, where he won two record titles in 1985 and 1986.

He achieved great dedication abroad, being the only Romanian footballer who played for Real Madrid and Barcelona. At first in Real Madrid, between 1990 and 1992, where he won the Spanish Super Cup in 1990. Then he played for two years in Brescia, Italy, and in 1994, he returned to Spain, in Barcelona, ​​which he won in the tournament. Spanish Super Cup in 1994. In 1996 he moved to Galatasaray club Istanbul, where he won four titles in 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2000, two cups in 1999 and 2000, two cups in 1996 and 1997, the European Cup and the European Super Cup in 2000.

He was the top scorer of the 1988 European Champions Cup, was named to the FIFA World Cup Perfect Team in 1994, and was named one of the 100 best footballers of all time by FIFA.

7 times he was named “Romanian Footballer of the Year” in 1985, 1987, 1993, 1994, 1997, 1999 and in 2000.
He played 18 games for Farol, scored 7 goals, 108 games for Sportol Studitsk, with 58 goals, 97 games for Steaua and 76 goals, 64 games for Real and 16 goals, 61 games for Brescia and 14 goals, 36 games for Barcelona. With 7 goals and 132 games with Galatasaray, with 59 goals. He was the leader and ‘leader of the golden generation’.

ANGHEL IORDĂNESCU played 64 matches, and managed to score 26 goals for Romania. He played his entire career in Steaua, 317 matches and scored 155 goals, for 14 years, between 1968 and 1982. Only at the end of his career he played two years, 1982-1984, in Greece, in Ovi Crete, 34 matches and 6 goals. With Steaua he won two titles in 1976 and 1978, four cups in 1970, 1971, 1976 and 1979, and the European Champions Cup in 1986.

COSTICĂ DONOSE did not play in the national team, but he was one of the great footballers of Craiova Maxima. With the University of Craiova, he reached the semi-finals of the UEFA Cup in 1983. Donoz, nicknamed “Pele”, won two titles in 1980 and 1981, and four Romanian Cups in 1977, 1978, 1981 and 1983 with the University of Craiova. , in addition to another cup with Chimia Rm Vâlcea, in 1973. He has 270 games and 27 goals with Universitatea, 62 games, 5 goals for Chimia and another 25 games for FC Olt.

IULIU BODOLA played 48 matches for the Romanian national team, scoring 31 goals, or 30, according to other statistical sources. True, between 1940 and 1948, at the end of his career, he also played for the Hungarian national team, in 13 matches, scoring 4 goals. He played for Romania in two world championships, in 1934 and 1938, in Italy, respectively in France, where he was also the captain. With Venus Bucharest, he won three titles in 1937, 1939 and 1940. He held the record for goals scored for Romania for more than half a century, until it was surpassed by Gekko Hagi, then Adi Mutu, both with 35 goals. success today. Anyway, he is in second place all the time! He also played with CAO.

Radu Nonweiler played 42 matches for Romania and scored two goals. He played in the World Championship in Mexico in 1970. With Dinamo he won five titles in 1964, 1965, 1971, 1973, 1975 and the Romanian Cup in 1964. He played 295 matches with Dinamo and scored 38 goals. He finished his career in Corvinol, 37 games and two goals. It is said that Angelo Niculescu, coach of the national team during the 1970 World Cup, but not only when he established the starting line-up, he always started with Radu, and will add ten more …

CONSTANTIN STANCIU played 8 times with the Romanian national team, in which he scored 4 goals. He played in the World Championship in Uruguay in 1930, where he scored 1-1 with Peru in the 77th minute, with a goal of 2-1, and decisively contributed to Romania’s first victory in the World Cup, and in the end it will be 3 – 1, Deșu, in the first minute, and Nikolai Kovacs, in the 85th minute, are the other two scorers. It should be noted that it is considered the most dramatic goal in the history of all World Cup tournaments, in the moment of his brilliance, Stancio dislocated his knee, since the 21st minute, when the foot of a Peruvian player tore the patella. . He remained on the bench, where three bandages were placed on him, until the 60th minute, when Peru equalized. He returned to the field, at his request, in the working leg, because Romania was inferior to the 11th minute, when another Peruvian national fractured Steiner’s leg. No changes were allowed at the time, except for the goalkeeper. That’s how he managed to score, even with his left leg injured.
With the club Venus Bucharest, 62 matches and 6 goals, he achieved three titles, the years 1929, 1932 and 1934. He also played with Juventus Bucharest, 22 matches and two goals.

IOSIF Petschowski played 32 matches and scored 11 goals for Romania. He also has 3 picks for the Hungarian national team. He was the captain of our country’s national team at the Olympic Games in Helsinki, 1952. He won a title with CAO, in the Hungarian Championship, in the 1943-1944 season, five League 1 titles, with UTA Arad, in 1947, 1948 and 1950 and two with CCA, In 1952 and 1953, but also two Romanian Cups, in 1948, with the UTA, and in 1952, with the CCA. Throughout his career he played in all positions in the team, including goalkeeper, and proved his incredible skills. He played for the Chinese team Timisoara (67 matches / 27 goals), Cam Timisoara (12/10) again for the Chinese (34/19), in Hungary, between 1941-1944, in Nagyivaradi (66/26), FC Cluj. (29/13), UTA Arad (104/34), CCA Bucharest (50/19) and again at UTA (133/35). With overwhelming talent and exemplary fair play, after his disappearance, the newspaper “Sportul” gave its name to the award assigned annually to the most “fair” spectator in the first league.

Mahil Makhiro played only one game for Romania, without a goal, but he was instrumental in the campaign that Steaua won the European Champions Cup in 1986, as well as the European Super Cup in 1987. He also played the Intercontinental Cup final in 1986 He won four Steaua titles in 1985 and 1986 1987 and 1988 and three Romanian Cups in 1985, 1987 and 1988.

Georgi Konstantin played 39 matches and scored 12 goals in the Romanian national team. He was part of the team that played at the Olympic Games in Tokyo in 1964. He played almost his entire career in Steaua, 264 matches and 148 goals. With this team he won 4 titles in 1956, 1960, 1961 and 1968, but also 4 Romanian Cups, in 1955, 1962, 1966 and 1967. Three times he won the first league top scorer title in 1960, 1961 and 1962. .

DORIN MATEUȚ played 56 matches with the national team, in which he scored 10 goals. He played in the World Championships in Italy in 1990. He made his debut in Corvinol Hunedoara, but devoted himself to Dinamo, the team with whom he reached the semi-finals of the Cup Winners’ Cup in 1990, and with whom he achieved a title. Cup in the same year 1990.
In 1989 he won the “Golden Ice” award for Europe, reserved for the top scorer with the greatest number of successes in all the championships of our continent, with 43 goals. He also played in Brescia and Regina, Italy, but also in Zaragoza, Spain.

Marcel Corach played 36 matches with the national team and scored 6 goals. He played in the final of the European Championship in France in 1984, where he also scored a goal against Germany. He made his debut in UTA Arad, but devoted himself to student sports, winning in 1989 the “Golden Ice” for Europe, with 36 goals, surpassed only by Romanian … Dorin Mateuț. Together with Victoria Bucharest, he reached the quarter-finals of the European Cup in 1989. He was a football player with great strength and “brilliant” technique, despite his own strength, unparalleled in our entire history. A true and wonderful artist!

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