Florentin Petre

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Florentin Petre
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Personal information
Date of birth (1976-01-15) 15 January 1976 (age 38)
Place of birth Bucharest, Romania
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 5 12 in)
Playing position Right Winger
Club information
Current team
Retired
Youth career
Dinamo Bucureşti
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–2006 Dinamo Bucureşti 259 (43)
1995 UTA Arad (loan) 9 (3)
2006–2008 CSKA Sofia 50 (21)
2008–2009 Terek Grozny 36 (5)
2009–2010 CSKA Sofia 8 (1)
2010–2011 Victoria Brăneşti 10 (0)
Total 372 (73)
National team
1998–2009 Romania 53 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 May 2011.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 2 February 2012

Florentin Petre (born 15 January 1976 in Bucharest) is a retired Romanian footballer.His son Patrick Petre is also a footballer.

Career[edit]

Petre debuted in Divizia A with Dinamo Bucureşti in 1994, scoring in his first match. Except for a spell in UTA Arad in the second half of that season, he has stayed with Dinamo since. He helped win The Double in 2000 before contracting hepatitis C. After being cured of hepatitis, he had an accident while fishing in the Danube Delta (he touched an electricity whire with his pole and almost lost his life) which put him on the sideline for almost two seasons. He returned to win the Romanian league in 2004 and the Cup in 2003 and 2004, as well as regaining his place in the national team. In April 2006 Petre signed a three-year contract with Bulgarian club CSKA Sofia. It came into effect on 1 July 2006. However, in 2008, he was released from the club due to license problems and signed a contract with Terek Grozny. In 2008–09 season, Petre earned 15 appearances playing in the Russian Premier League, scored four goals. On 11 December 2009, he returned to CSKA Sofia and signed for 1,5 years with the club, but got released in the summer.

Career statistics[edit]

Season Club Country Matches Goals
1994/95 Dinamo Bucureşti  Romania 7 1
UTA Arad  Romania 9 3
1995/96 Dinamo Bucureşti  Romania 30 3
1996/97 Dinamo Bucureşti  Romania 29 5
1997/98 Dinamo Bucureşti  Romania 29 8
1998/99 Dinamo Bucureşti  Romania 29 8
1999/00 Dinamo Bucureşti  Romania 22 7
2000/01 Dinamo Bucureşti  Romania 4 0
2001/02 Dinamo Bucureşti  Romania 10 1
2002/03 Dinamo Bucureşti  Romania 25 2
2003/04 Dinamo Bucureşti  Romania 24 4
2004/05 Dinamo Bucureşti  Romania 24 2
2005/06 Dinamo Bucureşti  Romania 26 2
2006/07 PFC CSKA Sofia  Bulgaria 26 10
2007/08 PFC CSKA Sofia  Bulgaria 24 11
2008/09 FC Terek Grozny  Russia 15 4
2009/10 FC Terek Grozny  Russia 19 2
PFC CSKA Sofia  Bulgaria 8 1
2010/11 Victoria Brănești  Romania 10 0

International career[edit]

Petre made his debut for the Romanian national team in 1998 against Norway, and represented his country at Euro 2000. He currently has 52 app and 6 goals.

On 25 March 2008 he was decorated by the president of România, Traian Băsescu for the results on Qualifying to EURO 2008 and qualification to UEFA Euro 2008 Group C with Medalia "Meritul Sportiv" — (The Medal "The Sportive Merit") class III.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results table. Romania's goal tally first:
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 31 March 1999 Tofik Bakhramov Stadium, Baku, Azerbaijan  Azerbaijan 1–0 1–0 UEFA Euro 2000 Qual.
2 3 June 2000 Stadionul Ghencea, Bucharest, Romania  Greece 2–0 2–1 Friendly
3 18 August 2004 Stadionul Giuleşti, Bucharest, Romania  Finland 2–0 2–1 World Cup 2006 Qual.
4 16 November 2005 Stadionul Ghencea, Bucharest, Romania  Nigeria 2–0 3–0 Friendly
5 17 October 2007 Stade Josy Barthel, Luxembourg, Luxembourg  Luxembourg 1–0 2–0 UEFA Euro 2008 Qual.
6 11 October 2008 Stadionul Farul, Constanţa, Romania  France 1–0 2–2 World Cup 2010 Qual.

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

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