|Full name||Florin Sandu Maxim|
|Date of birth||2 March 1981|
|Place of birth||Brad, Romania|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Playing position||Left back, left midfielder|
|2000–2001||Unirea Alba Iulia||29||(5)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 November 2015.
Florin Sandu Maxim (born 2 March 1981, Brad) is a Romanian professional footballer who currently is a free agent. He usually play as a left-back, but can also play as a left midfielder. Maxim has a very powerful shot and ability to score long distance goals.
Maxim started to play football in his home-town, Brad, Hunedoara, at CIF Aliman Academy. He also played for Aurul Brad and FC Corvinul Hunedoara. Seen by Victor Pițurcă as an excellent choice for the left-back position, Maxim was approached by Romania's most successful club, FC Steaua București. He was later loaned at Apullum Alba-Iulia.
Florin Sandu Maxim made an excellent season in Alba-Iulia. He started regularly in the first 11. In 29 games, Maxim scored 5 goals.
Soon after his debut on Liga I, Maxim signed with Sportul Studențesc. He was prepared, among other, by well-known Romanian coach Ioan Andone. Maxim helped his team finish 4th in 2005-2006 season. Financial problems caused the relegation of Sportul Studențesc. Some players left and Maxim was transferred by FC Farul Constanța. The left-back came back to Sportul Studențesc in August 2010.
Florin Maxim was an important player for FC Farul Constanța. He showed his leadership skills and became captain of the team.
In 2009, Florin Maxim signed a 3-year contract with FC Politehnica Timișoara. The coach Gavril Balint insisted for his transfer. Maxim scored his first goal for Politehnica Timișoara in a 4-1 victory against Gloria Buzău.
Romanian Under-21 national team
Florin Maxim was called for the Romania national under-21 football team, where he played 8 times.
|1998–1999||FC Corvinul Hunedoara||8 / 0|
|2000–2001||FC Unirea Alba Iulia||29 / 5|
|2001–2002||CSP UM Timișoara||13 / 1|
|2001–2002||FC Sportul Studențesc București||11 / 1|
|2002–2003||FC Sportul Studențesc București||22 / 1|
|2003–2004||FC Sportul Studențesc București||26 / 8|
|2004–2005||FC Sportul Studențesc București||18 / 0|
|2005–2006||FC Sportul Studențesc București||11 / 0|
|2006–2007||FC Farul Constanța||22 / 0|
|2007–2008||FC Farul Constanța||30 / 2|
|2008–2009||FC Farul Constanța||15 / 1|
|2008–2009||FC Politehnica Timișoara||4 / 1|
|2009–2010||FC Politehnica Timișoara||10 / 0|
|2010–2011||FC Sportul Studențesc București||26 / 1|
|2011–2012||FC Sportul Studențesc București||17 / 2|
|2011–2012||FC Petrolul Ploiești||9 / 0|
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