Ilie Bărbulescu (footballer) is confirmed dead at the age of 62.
Ilie was best known as a Romanian footballer (Argeș Pitești).
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Ilie Bărbulescu
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Bărbulescu in 1986
Personal information
Full nameIlie Bărbulescu
Date of birth(1957-06-24)24 June 1957
Place of birthPitești, Romania
Date of deathFebruary 1, 2020(2020-02-01) (aged 62)
Place of deathBucharest, Romania
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing positionLeft defender
Youth career
1971–1974FC Argeș Pitești
Senior career*
1974–1982FC Argeș Pitești209(14)
1982–1983FC Olt Scornicești45(5)
1983–1984Petrolul Ploiești17(0)
1984–1987Steaua București77(3)
1987Petrolul Ploiești6(0)
1987–1988FC Argeș Pitești3(0)
1988–1989Dacia Pitești
1989–1991Callatis Mangalia
National team
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Ilie Bărbulescu (born 24 June 1957 - 1 February 2020) was a retired Romanian footballer, he was a member of Steaua București's winning squad for the European Cup in 1986 and for the European Supercup in 1987.
He played as a defender and spent the majority of his career with FC Argeș Pitești.
Bărbulescu also won five caps for the Romanian national team.
On 25 March 2008 he was decorated by the president of Romania, Traian Băsescu with Ordinul "Meritul Sportiv" — (The Order "The Sportive Merit") class II for his part in winning the 1986 European Cup Final.
FC Argeș Pitești
Romanian League: 1978–79
Steaua București
Romanian League: 1984–85, 1985–86, 1986–87
Romanian Cup: 1984–85, 1986–87
European Cup: 1985–86
European Supercup: 1986
External links
Ilie Bărbulescu at (in Romanian) and
Ilie Bărbulescu at
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