Georgi Kostadinov (footballer)

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Georgi Kostadinov
Georgi Kostadinov 2016.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1990-09-07) 7 September 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth Burgas, Bulgaria
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Central midfielder
Club information
Current team
Levski Sofia
Number 70
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2009 Naftex Burgas 10 (0)
2009–2012 Chernomorets Pomorie 50 (3)
2012–2013 Ludogorets Razgrad 12 (2)
2013–2015 Beroe Stara Zagora 49 (8)
2015– Levski Sofia 49 (8)
National team
2010–2012 Bulgaria U21 13 (1)
2016– Bulgaria 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 May 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 8 October 2016

Georgi Kostadinov (Bulgarian: Георги Костадинов; born 7 September 1990) is a Bulgarian footballer who currently plays as a midfielder for Levski Sofia.[1][2]

Career[edit]

Kostadinov started his career at Naftex Burgas[3] before joining Chernomorets Pomorie in 2009.

On 16 January 2012, he signed for Ludogorets Razgrad.[4] His A Group debut was on 18 March, as a substitute against Svetkavitsa, replacing Stanislav Genchev in the 78th minute. Six minutes later he scored his first goal, netting the fourth in a 5–0 victory.

After his contract with Beroe expired, Kostadinov joined Levski Sofia. On 3 July 2015, he signed a two-year contract with Levski.[5]

International[edit]

He was called up to the senior Bulgaria squad by Ivaylo Petev for a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Luxembourg in September 2016.[6] Kostadinov earned his first cap on 7 October under new manager Petar Houbchev, playing the full 90 minutes in the 1:4 away loss against France in another qualification match for the 2018 World Cup.[7]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 27 October 2016
Club Season League Cup/Supercup Europe Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Naftex Burgas 2008–09 B Group 10 0 0 0 10 0
Chernomorets Pomorie 2009–10 B Group 24 1 3 0 27 1
2010–11 15 1 1 0 16 1
2011–12 11 1 0 0 11 1
Total 50 3 4 0 54 3
Ludogorets Razgrad 2011–12 A Group 5 2 0 0 5 2
2012–13 5 0 1 0 0 0 6 0
2013–14 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Total 11 2 1 0 0 0 12 2
Beroe Stara Zagora 2013–14 A Group 19 6 0 0 0 0 19 6
2014–15 30 2 1 0 31 2
Total 49 8 1 0 0 0 50 8
Levski Sofia 2015–16 A Group 26 4 2 0 28 4
2016–17 Parva Liga 11 4 1 0 2 0 14 4
Total 37 8 3 0 2 0 42 8
Career total 157 21 9 0 2 0 168 21

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Bulgaria Ludogorets

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stats Centre: Georgi Kostadinov Facts". guardian.co.uk. Archived from the original on 2015-07-04. 
  2. ^ "Georgi Kostadinov Facts". footballdatabase.eu. 
  3. ^ "Берое привлече Георги Костадинов" (in Bulgarian). gong.bg. 19 August 2013. 
  4. ^ "Лудогорец взима младежки национал" (in Bulgarian). sportni.bg. 16 January 2012. 
  5. ^ "Георги Костадинов подписа с Левски за две години" (in Bulgarian). levski.bg. 3 July 2015. [permanent dead link]
  6. ^ "Bulgaria - Luxembourg" (PDF). bfunion.bg. 1 September 2016. Retrieved 1 September 2016. 
  7. ^ "France vs. Bulgaria 4:1". flashscore.com. 7 October 2016. Retrieved 9 October 2016. 

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