Dan Petrescu facts for kids
Petrescu in 2018
|Full name||Daniel Vasile Petrescu|
|Date of birth||22 December 1967|
|Place of birth||Bucharest, Romania|
|Playing position||Full back, winger|
|1986–1987||→ Olt Scornicești (loan)||24||(0)|
|2015||ASA Târgu Mureș|
Petrescu is best known for playing in the 1989 European Cup final for Steaua București and claiming the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup in 1998 with English side Chelsea. He earned 95 caps for the Romania national team, and was selected in two World Cup squads, in 1994 and 1998, as well as in two European Championships, in 1996 and 2000.
Petrescu became an assistant to Walter Zenga at Național București towards the end of his playing career, and his first manager role was at Sportul Studențesc, which he led to Liga I promotion. In addition to his native country, he has since coached in Poland, Russia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, China and Turkey. He holds the record—shared with Emerich Jenei—for the most Romanian championships won as a manager, with four trophies, one with Unirea Urziceni and four with CFR Cluj.
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Petrescu with Kuban Krasnodar in 2011
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