Florin Maxim

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Florin Maxim
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Personal information
Full name Florin Sandu Maxim
Date of birth (1981-03-02) 2 March 1981 (age 36)
Place of birth Brad, Romania
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Left back, left midfielder
Club information
Current team
Free agent
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–1998 Aurul Brad 33 (7)
1998 Corvinul Hunedoara 8 (0)
1999 Steaua București 0 (0)
2000–2001 Unirea Alba Iulia 29 (5)
2001 UM Timişoara 13 (1)
2002–2006 Sportul Studențesc 88 (10)
2006–2009 Farul Constanța 67 (3)
2009–2010 Politehnica Timișoara 15 (1)
2010–2012 Sportul Studențesc 43 (3)
2012 Petrolul Ploiești 9 (0)
2012 Concordia Chiajna 6 (0)
2013–2015 Voluntari 28 (2)
* 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.

Career[edit]

Steaua București[edit]

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.

Apullum Alba-Iulia[edit]

Florin Sandu Maxim made an excellent season in Alba-Iulia. He started regularly in the first 11. In 29 games, Maxim scored 5 goals.

UM Timișoara[edit]

Maxim's goals took him in the Liga I, at CSP UM Timișoara. His debut in the first Romanian division took place in August 5, 2001, when UMT lost at home against FC Rapid București, 0-3.

Sportul Studențesc[edit]

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.

Farul Constanța[edit]

Florin Maxim was an important player for FC Farul Constanța. He showed his leadership skills and became captain of the team.

Poli Timișoara[edit]

In 2009, Florin Maxim signed a 3-year contract with FC Politehnica Timișoara.[1] The coach Gavril Balint insisted for his transfer. Maxim scored his first goal for Politehnica Timișoara in a 4-1 victory against Gloria Buzău.

Petrolul Ploiești[edit]

In April 2012, Maxim signed a contract for a couple of months with Petrolul Ploiești, with an extension clause for another year.[2]

Romanian Under-21 national team[edit]

Florin Maxim was called for the Romania national under-21 football team, where he played 8 times.

Statistics[edit]

Season Club Games/goals
1998–1999 Romania FC Corvinul Hunedoara 8 / 0
2000–2001 Romania FC Unirea Alba Iulia 29 / 5
2001–2002 Romania CSP UM Timișoara 13 / 1
2001–2002 Romania FC Sportul Studențesc București 11 / 1
2002–2003 Romania FC Sportul Studențesc București 22 / 1
2003–2004 Romania FC Sportul Studențesc București 26 / 8
2004–2005 Romania FC Sportul Studențesc București 18 / 0
2005–2006 Romania FC Sportul Studențesc București 11 / 0
2006–2007 Romania FC Farul Constanța 22 / 0
2007–2008 Romania FC Farul Constanța 30 / 2
2008–2009 Romania FC Farul Constanța 15 / 1
2008–2009 Romania FC Politehnica Timișoara 4 / 1
2009–2010 Romania FC Politehnica Timișoara 10 / 0
2010–2011 Romania FC Sportul Studențesc București 26 / 1
2011–2012 Romania FC Sportul Studențesc București 17 / 2
2011–2012 Romania FC Petrolul Ploiești 9 / 0

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