Corneliu Robe

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Corneliu Robe
Personal information
Full name Corneliu Robe
Date of birth (1908-05-23)23 May 1908
Place of birth Bucharest, Romania
Date of death 4 January 1969(1969-01-04) (aged 60)
Place of death Bucharest, Romania
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1925–1932 Olympia Bucureşti
1932–1937 Unirea Tricolor Bucureşti
National team
1930–1935 Romania[1] 14 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Corneliu Robe (born 23 May 1908 in Bucharest, Romania – died 4 January 1969 in Bucharest) was a Romanian football player who was a member of the Romania national football team which participated in the 1930 FIFA World Cup. He used to play as a Midfielder.


Club career[edit]

In his career as a football player, Corneliu Robe played for only two clubs: Olympia and Unirea Tricolor, both teams from Bucharest, his hometown. He started his career in 1925, when he was seventeen, at Olympia Bucureşti. He played for Olympia until 1932, when he signed with Unirea Tricolor Bucureşti, a club from Obor (Colentina quarter). He retired from football in 1937, when he was only twenty-nine.

National Team[edit]

Corneliu Robe played for the Romania national football team between 1930 and 1935. In 1930, despite not having any appearance for the national team, he was picked up for Romania's squad for the 1930 FIFA World Cup in Uruguay. He played his first match for the national team at the 1930 FIFA World Cup, a defeat against the winners of the competition, Uruguay. He gained fourteen caps for Romania, but he did not score a goal. His last match for the national team was a defeat against Yugoslavia, on 1 January 1935.

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