Gheorghe Tătaru

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Gheorghe Tătaru II
Personal information
Full name Gheorghe Tătaru
Date of birth (1948-05-05)5 May 1948
Place of birth Bucureşti, Romania
Date of death 19 December 2004(2004-12-19) (aged 56)[1]
Place of death Iaşi, Romania
Playing position Striker
Youth career
1959–1967 Steaua Bucureşti
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1967–1974 Steaua Bucureşti 169 (57)
1974–1975 Chimia Râmnicu Vâlcea 32 (11)
1975–1980 CS Târgovişte1 93 (30)
1981–1982 Autobuzul Bucureşti
1983–1984 Unirea Slobozia
Total 294 (98)
National team
Romania U21 1 (0)
Romania U23 7 (0)
Romania B 4 (4)
1970–1972 Romania 10 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Gheorghe Tătaru, (5 May 1948 in Bucharest – 19 December 2004 in Iaşi), also known as Tătaru II, was a Romanian football striker, a player of Steaua Bucureşti. He was the brother of Nicolae Tătaru, who also played professional football.


Tătaru joined the junior squad of Steaua Bucureşti in 1959, being promoted to the first team in 1967. He played for Steaua Bucureşti until 1974. In 1974, he signed for Chimia Râmnicu Vâlcea, and then he played for FC Târgovişte (1975–1980)

In 1980, he decided to retire from football, but one year later was called up by the Divizia B team Autobuzul Bucureşti. He retired again in 1982, but again received a call, this time from Unirea Slobozia. He finally called it a day in 1984.

In 1970-71 he was top scorer of Divizia A.

He won 10 caps for Romania and scored 3 goals.[2] In 1970, he was part of the national team which played at the 1970 World Cup, being used in all the three games played by Romania. They were his first ever caps for Romania.


^1 The 1975-1976 Second League appearances and goals made for CS Târgovişte are unavailable.


Sporting positions
Preceded by
Florea Voinea
Steaua Top Scorer
Succeeded by
Viorel Năstase