Marian Hristov

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Marian Hristov
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Personal information
Full name Marian Georgiev Hristov
Date of birth (1973-07-29) 29 July 1973 (age 46)
Place of birth Botevgrad, Bulgaria
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)[1]
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Levski Sofia
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1993–1994 Balkan Botevgrad 19 (6)
1994–1995 Slavia Sofia 26 (8)
1995–1997 Levski Sofia 56 (19)
1997–2004 1. FC Kaiserslautern 146 (26)
2004–2006 VfL Wolfsburg 17 (3)
2008–2011 Balkan Botevgrad 22 (4)
Total 286 (66)
National team
1996–2007 Bulgaria 45 (4)
Teams managed
2010–2011 Balkan Botevgrad
2013–???? Levski Sofia (assistant manager)
2018–2019 Septemvri Sofia (assistant manager)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 April 2013

Marian Georgiev Hristov (Bulgarian: Мариян Христов) (born 29 July 1973) is a Bulgarian former footballer[2] who played as a midfielder. He is an assistant at Septemvri Sofia.

Career[edit]

Hristov's first club was PFC Balkan Botevgrad. He later played with Slavia Sofia (1994–95), Levski Sofia (1995–97), and has been champion of Germany with Kaiserslautern in 1998, reached a UEFA Cup Semi-final: 2001 and a Champions League, Quarter-final: 1999 (1997–2004). He also was the DFB-Pokal finalist in 2003.

For Bulgaria, he played at the 1998 World Cup and Euro 2004.

By 27 March 2007, Hrıstov has retired from international football. Marian Hristov had earned 45 caps and scored four times for Bulgaria.

He has also expressed an interest in coaching his country.[3]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Bulgaria's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 8 November 1996 Rajamangala Stadium, Bangkok  Thailand 1–0 4–0 Friendly
2. 2–0
3. 25 April 2001 Ullevaal Stadion, Oslo  Norway 1–0 1–2 Friendly
4. 10 September 2003 Estadi Comunal d'Aixovall, Andorra la Vella  Andorra 3–0 3–0 Euro 2004 qualifier

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Започваме ги с Швеция. 10 години след лудото американско лято се готвим за скок в Европа" (in Bulgarian). standartnews.com. 12 June 2004. Retrieved 22 August 2017.
  2. ^ "Hristov, Marijan" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 6 January 2012.
  3. ^ "Мариян Христов: искам да стана треньор на националния отбор" (in Bulgarian). novsport.com. Retrieved 31 March 2012.

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