Iurie Miterev

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Iurie Miterev
Personal information
Full name Iurie Miterev
Date of birth (1975-02-28)28 February 1975
Place of birth Chișinău, Soviet Union
Date of death 27 June 2012(2012-06-27) (aged 37)
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992-2002 Zimbru Chişinău 250 (129)
2002-2006 Chornomorets Odessa 83 (14)
2006-2007 Zorya Luhansk 5 (0)
2007 Mashuk Pyatigorsk 2 (0)
National team
1992-2006 Moldova 36 (8)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (Goals).

Iurie Miterev (28 February 1975 – 27 June 2012[1]) was a Moldovan footballer.

Club career[edit]

Miterev came to fame when he became runner-up in the top goalscoring chart of the Moldovan league in 1996–97 with 34 goals, only one behind Serghei Rogaciov.[2] The next season he came second again, this time behind Serghei Cleşcenco.

He was signed by Chornomorets Odessa in summer 2002.[3]

International career[edit]

Miterev won 36 caps for the Moldova national football team.[4] He played five games in 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification (UEFA).

Other Fact[edit]

Iurie Miterev was one of the 11 Moldovan football players challenged and beaten by Tony Hawks and features in his book Playing the Moldovans at Tennis.

Death[edit]

On 27 June 2012, Iurie Miterev died of leukemia.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Iurie Miterev". eu-football.info. Retrieved 26 July 2012. 
  2. ^ Moldova 1996/97 - RSSSF
  3. ^ "Chornomorets feed off Zimbru". UEFA.com. 2002-07-26. Retrieved 2008-03-29. 
  4. ^ Mamrud, Roberto (2009-10-29). "Moldova - Record International Players". RSSSF. 
  5. ^ "A murit legenda Zimbrului, Iurie Miterev". PublikaTV. 

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