Vitalie Damașcan

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Vitalie Damașcan
Personal information
Full name Vitalie Damașcan
Date of birth (1999-01-24) 24 January 1999 (age 21)
Place of birth Soroca, Moldova
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
Fortuna Sittard
(on loan from Torino)
Number 99
Youth career
2013–2015 Zimbru Chișinău
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2016 Zimbru-2 Chișinău[1] 34 (23)
2015–2017 Zimbru Chișinău 16 (1)
2017 Sheriff-2 Tiraspol[1] 3 (1)
2017–2018 Sheriff Tiraspol 23 (18)
2018– Torino 1 (0)
2018Sheriff Tiraspol (loan) 10 (4)
2019–Fortuna Sittard (loan) 19 (6)
National team
2015 Moldova U17[a] 3 (1)
2016 Moldova U19[a] 3 (0)
2017– Moldova U21 9 (3)
2018– Moldova 13 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 March 2020
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17 November 2019

Vitalie Damașcan (born 24 January 1999) is a Moldovan professional footballer who plays for Fortuna Sittard and the Moldova national team, as a forward.

Club career[edit]

Damașcan made his professional debut with Zimbru Chișinău on 29 November 2015 in a league match against Milsami Orhei.[2]

In 2017, Damașcan moved to rivals Sheriff Tiraspol on a free transfer.[3] He scored his first goal for Sheriff against his former club Zimbru Chișinău on 7 April. The match ended in 1–0 victory for Sheriff.[4] On 25 May, Damașcan scored a brace in the final of the 2016–17 Moldovan Cup against Zaria Bălți. Sheriff ended up lifting the trophy as they won the game 5–0.[5]

On 16 July 2018, he was announced as a new signing by Italian club Torino.[6]

International career[edit]

On 27 January 2018, Damașcan made his international debut for Moldova. He played 77 minutes in a 0–1 friendly defeat to South Korea before being replaced.[7]

On 13 June 2017, Damașcan scored his first two goals for Moldova's U21 team against San Marino in 2019 European U21 Qualifiers.[8]

Personal life[edit]

Damașcan is the younger brother of his former Zimbru Chișinău teammate Ilie.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Moldovas goal tally first.[9]
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 15 November 2018 San Marino Stadium, Serravalle, San Marino  San Marino 1–0 1–0 2018–19 UEFA Nations League D

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Sheriff Tiraspol

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Zimbru-2/Sheriff-2 statistics moldpres.md
  2. ^ "Zimbru vs. Milsami 2-1". Soccerway. 29 November 2015.
  3. ^ "Vitalie Damașcan s-a transferat la Sheriff". Moldfootball. 19 March 2017. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  4. ^ "Divizia Naţională 2016/2017, Etapa 27 (se actualizează)" (in Romanian).moldfootball.com
  5. ^ "Sheriff cucereşte pentru a noua oară în istoria sa Cupa Moldovei". Moldfootball. 25 May 2017. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  6. ^ "Damascan al Toro". TORINO FC 1906 SITO UFFICIALE (in Italian). Retrieved 24 August 2018.
  7. ^ "Match report" (in Romanian).fmf.md.
  8. ^ "U-21 / SAN MARINO - MOLDOVA 0-2" (in Romanian).fmf.md
  9. ^ "Damașcan, Vitalie". National Football Teams. Retrieved 16 November 2018.

External links[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Only official UEFA matches included