The Full Wiki

More info on Iulian Filipescu

Iulian Filipescu: Map


Wikipedia article:

Map showing all locations mentioned on Wikipedia article:

Iulian Sebastian Filipescu (born 29 March 1974 in Slatina) is a former Romanianmarker footballer, who was born in Slatina, Romaniamarker. He is ever a centre back or defensive midfielder who possesses strength and tough tackling as well as being dead ball specialist, a fluent passer and he also possesses good technique. He debuted in Divizia A with Steaua Bucureşti in 1993. He could celebrate a league championship victory seven seasons in a row from 1993 to 1998: The first five titles with Steaua and another two with Galatasaray SK in Turkey. He then joined Real Betis of Spain, and played four and a half season there before joining Fussballclub Zürich in the Swiss Super League.

Filipescu made his debut for the Romanian national team in 1996 against Yugoslavia, and represented his country at the 1998 FIFA World Cup, Euro 1996 and Euro 2000. He played his last international match in 2003, and got 52 caps and 1 goal goals in total.

During the 2006 Swiss Championship, FC Basel 1893 were atop the league table leading FC Zurich by three points. The last game of the season was between Basel and Zurich. If Basel were to win, the title would be theirs. If Zurich were to win, the title would be theirs even though they would have the same amount of points as Basel on the league table. This is because of Zurich's superior goal differential. If the game ended in a draw, Basel would win the title. in the 31st minute, Zurich's Alhassane Keita scored giving Zurich the advantage. In the 73rd minute, Mladen Petric leveled it at 1-1. In the 93rd minute, Iulian Fillipescu scored past Pascal Zuberbuhler for the game winning goal. The final score was 2-1. FC Zurich won the Swiss axpo super league after the match that decided the champion out of the two teams at St. Jakob Parkmarker.After the final whistle FC Basel fans stormed the pitch and chased the FC Zurich players and officials. Fillipescu was the main man targeted for scoring the winning goal. Filipescu was almost hit by a large firework.

International goals

:Scores and results table. Romania's goal tally first:

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 18 August 1999 Tsirion Stadiummarker, Limassolmarker, Cyprusmarker 2-2 2-2 Friendly

Club Honours

Career statistics

Season Club Country Matches Goals
1991/92 Faur Bucureşti N/A N/A
1992/93 Steaua Bucureşti 27 3
1993/94 Steaua Bucureşti 21 0
1994/95 Steaua Bucureşti 25 2
1995/96 Steaua Bucureşti 30 3
1996/97 Steaua Bucureşti 9 0
Galatasaray SK 23 0
1997/98 Galatasaray SK 24 0
1998/99 Galatasaray SK 12 0
Real Betis 18 3
1999/00 Real Betis 36 1
2000/01 Real Betis 33 2
2001/02 Real Betis 20 0
2002/03 Real Betis 19 2
2003/04 FC Zürich 13 0
2004/05 FC Zürich 21 0
2005/06 FC Zürich 30 1
2006/07 MSV Duisburg 37 1

External links

Embed code:

Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address