Adrian Ilie

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Not to be confused with Adrian Ilie (footballer born 1981) or Adrian Ilie (footballer born 1995).
Adrian Ilie
Personal information
Full name Adrian Bucurel Ilie
Date of birth (1974-04-20) 20 April 1974 (age 40)
Place of birth Craiova, Romania
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Left winger
Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991–1993 Electroputere Craiova 31 (12)
1993–1996 Steaua Bucureşti 85 (28)
1996–1998 Galatasaray 30 (12)
1998–2002 Valencia 84 (29)
2002–2003 Deportivo Alavés 22 (6)
2003–2004 Beşiktaş 13 (6)
2004–2005 Zürich 23 (7)
Total 287 (100)
National team
1993–2005[1] Romania 55 (13)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Adrian Bucurel Ilie (born April 20, 1974) is a Romanian former international footballer. His nickname was Cobra, because of his skills to attack on the field.

Career[edit]

At the international level, Ilie won 55 caps for Romania, scoring 13 goals.[2] He played at the 1996 European Football Championship, 1998 FIFA World Cup and 2000 European Football Championship.[3]

Personal life[edit]

He is the brother of Sabin Ilie.[citation needed]

References[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Ilie Dumitrescu
Steaua Top Scorer
1994–1995
Succeeded by
Ion Vlădoiu