Ion Alecsandrescu

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Ion Alecsandrescu
Personal information
Full name Ion Alecsandrescu
Date of birth (1928-07-17)17 July 1928
Place of birth Copăceni, Vâlcea, Romania
Date of death 21 June 2000(2000-06-21) (aged 71)
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1947–1950 Juventus / Partizanul Bucureşti 6 (8)
1950–1951 Steaua Bucureşti 6 (1)
1952–1953 CA Câmpulung Moldovenesc 32 (5)
1953–1961 Steaua Bucureşti 162 (87)
1962 Olimpia Bucureşti
Total 206 (101)
National team
Romania B 5 (0)
1956–1959 Romania 5 (0)
Teams managed
1982-2000 Steaua Bucureşti (Staff)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Ion Alecsandrescu (17 July 1928 – 21 June 2000) was the chairman of Steaua Bucureşti during the team's golden era, between 1985 and 1989. His nickname was Sfinxul (English: The Sphinx) and was recently declared as Steaua Bucharest's Man of the Century.

Alecsandrescu also played football between 1947 and 1962 for Juventus Bucureşti, Steaua Bucureşti, CA Câmpulung Moldovenesc and Olimpia Bucureşti.

He was top scorer of Divizia A with 18 goals in only 22 games, in 1956.

Alecsandrescu won five championships and a Romanian Cup, all with Steaua Bucureşti and also five caps for Romania.

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Nicolae Tătaru
Steaua Top Scorer
1956
1957–1958
1958–1959
Succeeded by
Gheorghe Constantin