Costică Ștefănescu in 1984
|Full name||Costică Ştefănescu|
|Date of birth||26 March 1951|
|Place of birth||Bucharest, Romania|
|Date of death||20 August 2013(aged 62)|
|Place of death||Bucharest, Romania|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Costică Ştefănescu (26 March 1951 – 20 August 2013) was a Romanian football player and coach who last managed Qatari side Al Shamal. He spent the majority of his career at Universitatea Craiova, where he made a club record 378 appearances. He is also the second all-time appearance leader in Divizia A, having played in a total of 490 matches. In August 2013, after suffering from cancer for a long time, he committed suicide by jumping from the fifth floor of the military hospital in Bucharest.
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