Florin Maxim

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Florin Maxim
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Personal information
Full name Florin Sandu Maxim
Date of birth (1981-03-02) 2 March 1981 (age 33)
Place of birth Brad, Romania
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Left back, left midfielder
Club information
Current team
FC Voluntari
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–1998 Aurul Brad 33 (7)
1998 Corvinul Hunedoara 8 (0)
1999 Steaua Bucureşti 0 (0)
2000-2001 Unirea Alba Iulia 29 (5)
2001 UM Timişoara 13 (1)
2002–2006 Sportul Studenţesc 88 (10)
2006–2009 Farul Constanţa 67 (3)
2009–2010 Politehnica Timişoara 15 (1)
2010–2012 Sportul Studenţesc 43 (3)
2012 Petrolul Ploiești 9 (0)
2012 Concordia Chiajna 6 (0)
2013– FC Voluntari 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 August 2012.
† Appearances (Goals).

Florin Sandu Maxim (born 2 March 1981, Brad) is a Romanian professional football player currently under contract with FC Voluntari. He usually play as a left-back, but can also play as a left midfielder. Maxim has a very powerful shot and ability to score long distance goals.

Career[edit]

Steaua Bucuresti[edit]

Maxim started to play football in his home-town, Brad, Hunedoara, at CIF Aliman Academy. He also played for Aurul Brad and FC Corvinul Hunedoara. Seen by Victor Pițurcă as an excellent choice for the left-back position, Maxim was approached by Romania's most successful club, FC Steaua București. He was later loaned at Apullum Alba-Iulia.

Apullum Alba-Iulia[edit]

Florin Sandu Maxim made an excellent season in Alba-Iulia. He started regularly in the first 11. In 29 games, Maxim scored 5 goals.

UM Timisoara[edit]

Maxim's goals took him in the Liga I, at CSP UM Timişoara. His debut in the first Romanian division took place in August 5, 2001, when UMT lost at home against FC Rapid București, 0-3.

Sportul Studențesc[edit]

Soon after his debut on Liga I, Maxim signed with Sportul Studenţesc. He was prepared, among other, by well-known Romanian coach Ioan Andone. Maxim helped his team finish 4th in 2005-2006 season. Financial problems caused the relegation of Sportul Studenţesc. Some players left and Maxim was transferred by FC Farul Constanţa. The left-back came back to Sportul Studenţesc in August 2010.

Farul Constanța[edit]

Florin Maxim was an important player for FC Farul Constanţa. He showed his leadership skills and became captain of the team.

Poli Timișoara[edit]

In 2009, Florin Maxim, the best Left back of Farul Constanţa, signed a 3-year contract with FC Politehnica Timișoara.[1] The coach Gavril Balint insisted for his transfer. Maxim scored his first goal for FC Politehnica Timișoara in a 4-1 victory against Gloria Buzau.

Petrolul Ploiești[edit]

In April 2012, Maxim signed a contract for a couple of months with Petrolul Ploiești, with an extension clause for another year.[2]

Romanian Under-21 national team[edit]

Florin Maxim was called for the Romania national under-21 football team, where he played 8 times.

Statistics[edit]

Season Club Games/goals
1998–1999 Romania FC Corvinul Hunedoara 8 / 0
2000–2001 Romania FC Unirea Alba Iulia 29 / 5
2001–2002 Romania CSP UM Timişoara 13 / 1
2001–2002 Romania FC Sportul Studențesc București 11 / 1
2002–2003 Romania FC Sportul Studențesc București 22 / 1
2003–2004 Romania FC Sportul Studențesc București 26 / 8
2004–2005 Romania FC Sportul Studențesc București 18 / 0
2005–2006 Romania FC Sportul Studențesc București 11 / 0
2006–2007 Romania FC Farul Constanţa 22 / 0
2007–2008 Romania FC Farul Constanţa 30 / 2
2008–2009 Romania FC Farul Constanţa 15 / 1
2008–2009 Romania FC Politehnica Timișoara 4 / 1
2009–2010 Romania FC Politehnica Timișoara 10 / 0
2010–2011 Romania FC Sportul Studențesc București 26 / 1
2011–2012 Romania FC Sportul Studențesc București 17 / 2
2011–2012 Romania FC Petrolul Ploiești 9 / 0

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