Ovidiu Herea

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Ovidiu Herea
Lausanne Sport vs FC Sion - Avril 2014 - Ovidiu Herea & Yaya Banana.jpg
Herea playing for Sion
Personal information
Full name Nicolae Ovidiu Herea
Date of birth (1985-03-26) 26 March 1985 (age 32)
Place of birth Bucharest, Romania
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Concordia Chiajna
Number 10
Youth career
2000–2003 Național București
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2007 Național București 66 (5)
2007–2013 Rapid București 165 (42)
2013–2015 Sion 46 (9)
2015–2016 Skoda Xanthi 19 (3)
2016–2017 Pandurii Târgu Jiu 19 (3)
2017– Concordia Chiajna 2 (1)
National team
2005–2007 Romania U-21 7 (0)
2010–2011 Romania 2 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 January 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 8 June 2014

Ovidiu Herea (born 26 March 1985) is a Romanian footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Concordia Chiajna.

Club career[edit]

Național București[edit]

Herea started his career at Național București, where he went through the youth systems.[1] On 16 August 2003, he made his debut for the first team in the Liga I in a game against FC Brașov.[2] He helped his side reach the 2005–06 Romanian Cup final. He played four years for Național București, becoming a regular in his last two seasons with the team, before he left for Rapid București.[3]

Rapid București[edit]

In 2007 Herea was transferred to Rapid București for 1 million. In November 2011, after two months of negotiations, Herea signed a new 4-year deal with Rapid București worth 1 million. In 2012 Herea had offers from Italian sides A.C. Milan and A.S. Bari. Later on, in 2013 due to his great league performance he received the award "Romanian midfielder of the year" and he received another offer from Belgian top of the table team Standard Liège but he refused the offer. In April 2013 he scored an important 20 m free kick goal in the Romanian derby against FC Steaua București.

Sion[edit]

On 3 July 2013, he signed a three-year contract with Swiss side FC Sion.[4]

International career[edit]

Between 2005 and 2007 Herea was a Romania U-21 international.

Herea made his national debut against Albania. He scored his first goal on 10 August 2011 against San Marino.

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 10 August 2011 Stadio Olimpico, Serravalle, San Marino  San Marino 0–1 0–1 Friendly
Correct as of 17 September 2012

Statistics[edit]

Club Season League Cup Europe Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Național București 2003–04 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 0
2004–05 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 0
2005–06 21 0 6 1 0 0 0 0 27 1
2006–07 31 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 33 5
Total 66 5 10 1 0 0 0 0 76 6
Rapid București 2007–08 26 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 28 0
2008–09 25 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 28 3
2009–10 29 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 30 8
2010–11 31 11 2 0 0 0 0 0 33 11
2011–12 28 12 4 1 6 1 0 0 38 14
2012–13 25 10 2 0 1 1 0 0 28 11
Total Total 165 42 13 2 8 2 0 0 186 46
Sion 2013–14 29 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 31 5
2014–15 17 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 20 5
Total Total 46 9 5 1 0 0 0 0 51 10
Career total 276 56 28 4 8 2 0 0 308 62

Statistics accurate as of match played 9 June 2015

Trivia[edit]

His younger brother, Claudiu is also a footballer who currently plays for Rapid Bucharest.

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

FC Sion

References[edit]

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