Dimitar Makriev

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Dimitar Makriev
Dimitar Makriev - 2011.jpg
Personal information
Full name Dimitar Ivanov Makriev
Date of birth (1984-01-07) 7 January 1984 (age 33)
Place of birth Gotse Delchev, Bulgaria
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Nea Salamina
Number 9
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2002 Levski Sofia 2 (0)
2002 CSKA Sofia 0 (0)
2002–2005 Inter Milan 0 (0)
2003 AC Bellinzona (loan) 14 (4)
2003–2004 Górnik Zabrze (loan) 22 (2)
2004–2005 Chiasso (loan) 18 (5)
2005–2006 Dijon 6 (0)
2006–2007 Maribor 48 (23)
2008–2011 Ashdod 111 (44)
2011 Krylia Sovetov 5 (0)
2012 Oleksandria 7 (0)
2012–2013 Ashdod 22 (9)
2013–2014 Levski Sofia 26 (7)
2014 South China 1 (1)
2015 Pécsi MFC 10 (2)
2015– Nea Salamina 71 (29)
National team
2009–2011 Bulgaria 8 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 June 2017 (UTC).

Dimitar Ivanov Makriev (Bulgarian: Димитър Макриев; born 7 January 1984) is a Bulgarian footballer who currently plays as a forward for Cypriot First Division side Nea Salamina Famagusta.

Career[edit]

Youth career[edit]

Makriev was raised in Levski Sofia's youth teams. In 2002, he signed a contract with Levski's rival CSKA Sofia.

Inter Milan[edit]

Few days after signing Makriev, CSKA Sofia have sold him to Internazionale. However, he spend the first part of 2002–03 season in CSKA, because Italian Federation froze transfers of foreigners from outside the European Union. After that he played on loan for Swiss AC Bellinzona, Polish Górnik Zabrze and Swiss FC Chiasso. In season 2005–06,he was a part of French Dijon FCO.

NK Maribor[edit]

In 2006, Makriev signed with NK Maribor. For two seasons, Makriev earned 48 appearances playing in the Slovenian PrvaLiga, scoring 23 goals.

F.C. Ashdod[edit]

In January 2008, Ashdod signed Makriev on a two-and-a-half-year deal. He was given the number 7 shirt. Makriev helped the team save themselves from relegation to the second league in Israel. In 18 games, he scored 11 goals. During the 2008–09 season, Makriev scored 11 goals.

Krylia Sovetov[edit]

On 19 May 2011, Ashdod accepted an offer for Makriev from Russian Premier League club Krylia Sovetov Samara. On the next day, he passed his medical and signed a three-year deal that will keep him with the club until 2014.[1]

Levski Sofia[edit]

In late August 2013, Makriev returned to Bulgaria and signed a one-year contract (with the option for an additional year) with Levski Sofia.[2]

South China[edit]

On 22 August 2014, he moved to Hong Kong team South China AA on a free transfer. However, he had left the club on 10 October 2014 by mutual consent.

Nea Salamina[edit]

On 12 July 2015, Makriev signed a contract with Cypriot First Division club Nea Salamina.[3] He appeared in all of Nea Salamina's league matches and scored 19 goals in the 2015–16 season, finishing as the league's top scorer alongside Fernando Cavenaghi and André Alves.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of match played on 5 March 2017.[5][6]
Club Season League Domestic Cup[a] Europe[b] Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Levski Sofia 2000–01 A Group 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2001–02 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
Total 2 0 1 0 0 0 3 0
CSKA Sofia 2002-03 A Group 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Inter Milan 2002-03 Serie A 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Bellinzona (loan) 2002-03 Nationalliga B 14 4 ? ? 0 0 14 4
Górnik Zabrze (loan) 2003-04 Ekstraklasa 22 2 ? ? 0 0 22 2
Chiasso (loan) 2004-05 Challenge League 18 5 ? ? 0 0 18 5
Dijon 2005-06 Ligue 2 6 0 ? ? 0 0 6 0
Maribor 2006–07 1. SNL 29 13 ? ? ? ? 29 13
2007–08 19 10 ? ? ? ? 19 10
Total 48 23 ? ? ? ? 48 23
Ashdod 2007–08 Premier League 18 11 1 0 0 0 19 11
2008–09 31 11 10 2 0 0 41 13
2009–10 34 13 9 5 0 0 43 18
2010–11 28 9 5 6 0 0 37 15
Total 111 44 25 13 0 0 136 57
Krylia Sovetov 2011-12 Premier League 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
Oleksandriya 2011-12 Premier League 7 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
Ashdod 2012–13 Premier League 22 9 3 0 0 0 25 9
Levski Sofia 2013–14 A Group 26 7 4 0 0 0 30 7
South China 2014–15 Premier League 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1
Pécsi 2014–15 NB I 10 2 0 0 0 0 10 2
Nea Salamis 2015–16 First Division 36 18 1 0 0 0 37 18
2016–17 26 6 2 1 0 0 28 7
Total 62 24 3 1 0 0 65 25
Career total 355 121 37 14 0 0 404 136
  1. ^ Includes both Cup, league cup and Supercup matches, where applicable.
  2. ^ Includes UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europe League and UEFA Intertoto Cup.

International[edit]

Makriev with Bulgaria

On 28 March 2009 Makriev received his first call-up to the Bulgarian national team for a World Cup 2010 qualifier against Ireland. A few days later, on 1 April, he scored his first goal for Bulgaria against Cyprus.[7]

Dimitar Makriev: International Goals
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 1 April 2009 Sofia, Bulgaria  Cyprus 2–0 2–0 World Cup 2010 Qual.

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