Romania Olympic football team

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Romania
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)Tricolorii (The Tricolours)
AssociationFederația Română de Fotbal (FRF)
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachMirel Rădoi
CaptainAndrei Radu
Top scorerCornel Pavlovici (6 goals)
FIFA codeROU
First colours
Second colours
Summer Olympic Games
Appearances4 (first in 1924)
Best result5th place, 1964

The Romania Olympic football team represents Romania in international football competitions in Olympic Games. The selection is limited to players under the age of 23, except for three overage players. The team is controlled by the Romanian Football Federation. Having qualified for four Olympic competitions since 1924, Romania ranked fifth in 1964 (its best result).[1]

Overall record[edit]

Games Performance Competing as Squad Coach
France 1924 – Paris Round of 16  Romania Squad Romania Adrian Suciu
Netherlands 1928 – Amsterdam Did not qualify
Germany 1936 – Berlin Did not qualify
United Kingdom 1948 – London Did not qualify
Finland 1952 – Helsinki Preliminary round  Romania Squad Romania Gheorghe Popescu I
Australia 1956 – Melbourne Did not qualify
Italy 1960 – Rome Did not qualify
Japan 1964 – Tokyo Fifth place  Romania Squad Romania Silviu Ploeșteanu
Mexico 1968 – Mexico City Did not qualify
West Germany 1972 – Munich Did not qualify
Canada 1976 – Montreal Did not qualify
Soviet Union 1980 – Moscow Did not qualify
United States 1984 – Los Angeles Did not qualify
South Korea 1988 – Seoul Did not qualify
Spain 1992 – Barcelona Did not qualify
United States 1996 – Atlanta Did not qualify
Australia 2000 – Sydney Did not qualify
Greece 2004 – Athens Did not qualify
China 2008 – Beijing Did not qualify
United Kingdom 2012 – London Did not qualify
Brazil 2016 – Rio de Janeiro Did not qualify
Japan 2020 – Tokyo TBD  Romania Squad Romania Mirel Rădoi

Current squad[edit]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Andrei Radu (1997-05-28) 28 May 1997 (age 22) 14 0 Italy Genoa
23 1GK Andrei Vlad (1999-04-15) 15 April 1999 (age 20) 0 0 Romania FCSB

6 2DF Cristian Manea (1997-08-09) 9 August 1997 (age 22) 17 0 Romania CFR Cluj
4 2DF Alex Pașcanu (1998-09-28) 28 September 1998 (age 20) 14 0 England Leicester City
2 2DF Radu Boboc (1999-04-24) 24 April 1999 (age 20) 4 0 Romania Viitorul Constanța
15 2DF Virgil Ghiță (1998-06-04) 4 June 1998 (age 21) 2 0 Romania Viitorul Constanța
13 2DF Ricardo Grigore (1999-04-07) 7 April 1999 (age 20) 0 0 Romania Dinamo București

16 3MF Dragoș Nedelcu (1997-02-16) 16 February 1997 (age 22) 22 0 Romania FCSB
10 3MF Ianis Hagi (1998-10-22) 22 October 1998 (age 20) 12 4 Romania Viitorul Constanța
7 3MF Florinel Coman (1998-04-10) 10 April 1998 (age 21) 12 3 Romania FCSB
17 3MF Alexandru Cicâldău (1997-07-08) 8 July 1997 (age 22) 11 2 Romania U Craiova
8 3MF Dennis Man (1998-08-26) 26 August 1998 (age 20) 10 3 Romania FCSB
20 3MF Andrei Ciobanu (1998-01-18) 18 January 1998 (age 21) 6 0 Romania Viitorul Constanța
21 3MF Tudor Băluță (1999-03-27) 27 March 1999 (age 20) 2 1 Romania Viitorul Constanța
22 3MF Darius Olaru (1998-03-03) 3 March 1998 (age 21) 2 0 Romania Gaz Metan Mediaș
14 3MF Vlad Dragomir (1999-04-24) 24 April 1999 (age 20) 2 0 Italy Perugia

19 4FW Andrei Ivan (1997-01-04) 4 January 1997 (age 22) 9 1 Austria Rapid Wien
11 4FW Adrian Petre (1998-02-11) 11 February 1998 (age 21) 5 3 Denmark Esbjerg

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "27 mai 1924 - România debutează în competiţia de fotbal de la Jocurile Olimpice" (in Romanian). Antena 3. 27 May 2012.