Iurie Miterev

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Iurie Miterev
Personal information
Full name Iurie Vladimirovich Miterev
Date of birth (1975-02-28)28 February 1975
Place of birth Chişinău, Soviet Union
Date of death 27 June 2012(2012-06-27) (aged 37)
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992-2002 Zimbru Chişinău 250 (129)
2002-2006 Chornomorets Odessa 83 (14)
2006-2007 Zorya Luhansk 5 (0)
2007 Mashuk Pyatigorsk 2 (0)
National team
1992-2006 Moldova 36 (8)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
This name uses Eastern Slavic naming customs; the patronymic is Vladimirovich and the family name is Miterev.

Iurie Vladimirovich Miterev (28 February 1975 – 27 June 2012[1]) was a Moldovan footballer.

Club career[edit]

Miterev came to fame when he became runner-up in the top goalscoring chart of the Moldovan league in 1996–97 with 34 goals, only one behind Serghei Rogaciov.[2] The next season he came second again, this time behind Serghei Cleşcenco.

He was signed by Chornomorets Odessa in summer 2002.[3]

International career[edit]

Miterev won 36 caps for the Moldova national football team.[4] He played five games in 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification (UEFA).

Other Fact[edit]

Iurie Miterev was one of the 11 Moldovan football players challenged and beaten by Tony Hawks and features in his book Playing the Moldovans at Tennis.


On 27 June 2012, Iurie Miterev died of leukemia.[5]


  1. ^ "Iurie Miterev". eu-football.info. Retrieved 26 July 2012. 
  2. ^ Moldova 1996/97 - RSSSF
  3. ^ "Chornomorets feed off Zimbru". UEFA.com. 2002-07-26. Retrieved 2008-03-29. 
  4. ^ Mamrud, Roberto (2009-10-29). "Moldova - Record International Players". RSSSF. 
  5. ^ "A murit legenda Zimbrului, Iurie Miterev". PublikaTV. 

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