Georgi Peev

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Georgi Peev
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Personal information
Date of birth (1979-03-11) 11 March 1979 (age 35)
Place of birth Sofia, Bulgaria
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Right-midfielder
Club information
Current team
Amkar Perm
Number 7
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2000 Lokomotiv Sofia 60 (13)
2001–2006 Dynamo Kyiv 90 (8)
2006 Dnipro (loan) 10 (1)
2007– Amkar Perm 198 (33)
National team
1999–2011 Bulgaria 54 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 May 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Georgi Peev (Bulgarian: Георги Пеев; born 11 March 1979) is a Bulgarian footballer who currently plays for FC Amkar Perm.

Career[edit]

Peev started his career in home town Sofia in local club Lokomotiv. He made his official debut for his native club in a match against Litex Lovech on 8 August 1998. He played for 13 minutes as a substitute. On 5 December 1998 he scored his first goal in professional football against Spartak Varna. He scored goal in the 10th minute. Peev was discovered at the age of 21 by Dynamo Kyiv manager Valery Lobanovsky, while playing for Lokomotiv, and signed for €2,5 million. He has also played and for FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk. In 2007 Peev moved to Russia and signed with FC Amkar Perm. There he plays with other two Bulgarian footballers – Martin Kushev and Zahari Sirakov. In 2008 he was chosen the fans favorite player of the Russian Premier League and received a rare revolver from 1936 used by the Red Army.[1]

International career[edit]

A right back or right winger known for his pace and attacking attitude, he was part of the Bulgarian 2004 European Football Championship team who exited in the first round, finishing bottom of Group C, having finished top of Qualifying Group 8 in the pre-tournament phase. Between 1999 and 2007 Peev featured in 40 games for Bulgaria. On 10 May 2010, following his strong performances for his club team, Peev was recalled to the national side for the friendly match against Belgium. On 27 March 2011, Georgi Peev announced his retirement from international football.[2]

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