Alexandru Curtean

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Alexandru Curtean
Personal information
Full name Alexandru Paul Curtean
Date of birth (1987-03-27) 27 March 1987 (age 30)
Place of birth Sibiu, Romania
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Gaz Metan Mediaș
Number 7
Youth career
Șoimii Sibiu
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2009 Gaz Metan Mediaș 77 (16)
2009–2011 Politehnica Timișoara 47 (3)
2012–2013 Dinamo Bucureşti 62 (8)
2014 Botev Plovdiv 12 (3)
2014–2015 Gaz Metan Mediaș 19 (2)
2015 Poli Timișoara 16 (1)
2016–2017 Atyrau 29 (4)
2017– Gaz Metan Mediaș 3 (0)
National team
2008 Romania U-21 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 April 2017 (UTC).

Alexandru Curtean (born 27 March 1987 in Sibiu) is a Romanian footballer who plays as a midfielder for Gaz Metan Mediaș.

Personal[edit]

Curtean grew up in a family of athletes; his father, Dan Curtean, was a football player in the early 1980s and played for Șoimii Sibiu, Steaua București, Olt Scornicești and Luceafărul București. His mother, Carmen, was a professional handball player, and his sister, Daciana, is also an active handball player.[1]

Club career[edit]

Early career[edit]

He started his career at FC Sibiu, but he transferred to Gaz Metan when was still young being recruited by coach Ioan Ovidiu Sabău.

Gaz Metan Mediaș[edit]

The younger player was imposed and became important piece in first eleven, helping his team advance in Liga 1. In first season in Liga 1, he made a fantastic matches, scores 7 goals in 14 appearances and major league teams putting an eye on him.

Politehnica Timișoara[edit]

Politehnica Timișoara paid for him €1.300.000 to CS Gaz Metan Mediaș. He signed with FC Politehnica Timișoara on 27 January 2009 for 5 years. In first year has not been settled and fans criticized him for being too careless. But at started the 2010-2011 season, was appointed Vladimir Petrović as the new coach who reinvented him and scores two goals against league champions CFR Cluj.

Dinamo București[edit]

In January 2012, Curtean was transferred to Dinamo Bucureşti. He signed a contract for four and a half years, until June 2016. He scored his first goal for Dinamo in a game against U Cluj, on 2 May 2012. 15 days later, on 17 May 2012, Curtean scored a goal in the eternal derby against Steaua, at his first appearance in this derby.

Botev Plovdiv[edit]

Curtean arrived in Botev Plovdiv on 11 January 2014, signing a contract for 2 and a half years with the club. But the contract was terminated after only six months due to the financial problems plaguing the club.[2]

Gaz Metan Mediaș[edit]

In September 2014, Curtean reached an agreement with his former club Gaz Metan Mediaș.

Poli Timișoara[edit]

After Gaz Metan's relegation, in 2015, Curtean became a free agent and signed a contract with Poli Timișoara.

Honours[edit]

Team[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Familia Curtean, o familie a perfomanţelor sportive" (in Romanian). ProSport.ro. 27 August 2008. Retrieved 10 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Куртеан: отидох в Пловдив да правя пари" (in Bulgarian). 7sport.net. 2014-08-01. Retrieved 2015-10-22. 

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