Eric Bicfalvi

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Eric Bicfalvi
Personal information
Full name Eric Cosmin Bicfalvi
Date of birth (1988-02-05) 5 February 1988 (age 27)
Place of birth Carei, Romania
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Midfielder / Forward
Club information
Current team
Volyn Lutsk
Number 10
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2006 Fink Fenster Petrești 23 (9)
2006–2007 Jiul Petroșani 16 (0)
2007–2012 Steaua București 63 (3)
2008 Gloria Buzău (loan) 25 (1)
2012– Volyn Lutsk 61 (18)
National team
2006-2007 Romania U-19 3 (1)
2007–2010 Romania U-21 23 (3)
2014- Romania 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 November 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18 November 2010

Eric Cosmin Bicfalvi (Romanian pronunciation: ['erik ˈbikfalvi]; born 5 February 1988)[1] is a Romanian footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Ukrainian side Volyn Lutsk.

Club career[edit]

Bicfalvi began his career by Romanian third division side Fink Fenster Petreşti Carei, where he spent one season. During this period he played 23 games and scored 9 goals. At the end of the season Bicfalvi moved to Liga I side Jiul Petroşani. After his team relegated to Liga II, he signed a five year contract with Steaua Bucharest.


Bicfalvi played for Romania at U-19 and U-21 level. In August 2013 his manager announced that Bicfalvi, whose mother is of Hungarian origin, wants to represent Hungary in the future.[2][3][4][5][6][7][8] In October 2014 Anghel Iordanescu, the new coach of Romania named him as a possible call-up for the next European Qualifier against Northern Ireland.[9][10] In 18 November 2014 he made his debut in the Romanian national team by the friendly match against Denmark.[11][12]

Personal life[edit]

Bicfalvi's paternal grandfather, Alexander Bicfalvi, who is of Swedish descent, was once a footballer of Victoria Carei; his paternal grandmother, Maria is of Romanian origin. Bicfalvi's father, Alexandru, died when Eric was 6 years old.[13][14] Bicfalvi's mother, Elisabeta, is an ethnic Hungarian.[15]


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