Mircea Lucescu

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Mircea Lucescu (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈmirt͡ʃe̯a luˈt͡ʃesku]; born 29 July 1945) is a Romanian professional football manager and former player, who is currently in charge of Ukrainian Premier League club Dynamo Kyiv. He is one of the most decorated managers of all time.He is one of the most famous and successful players who has ever played in the Romanian First League. He won 7 championships as a player, all with Dinamo București, and is tied with Giedrius Arlauskis, Ciprian Deac, Adrian Bumbescu, Dumitru Stângaciu and Tudorel Stoica in an all time ranking. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mircea Lucescu has received more than 883,794 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Mircea Lucescu is the 57th most popular soccer player (down from 55th in 2019), the 37th most popular biography from Romania (down from 34th in 2019) and the most popular Romanian Soccer Player.

Mircea Lucescu is a Romanian football manager and former footballer. He is the head coach of the Ukraine national football team. Lucescu is famous for his coaching career, which has spanned over 30 years.

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Among soccer players, Mircea Lucescu ranks 57 out of 16,923Before him are Jairzinho, Arthur Friedenreich, Roberto Baggio, David Beckham, Flórián Albert, and Stanley Matthews. After him are Giacinto Facchetti, Paolo Rossi, Mario Kempes, Leônidas, Miguel Muñoz, and Radomir Antić.

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Among people born in 1945, Mircea Lucescu ranks 32Before him are Ehud Olmert, Goldie Hawn, Mia Farrow, Priscilla Presley, Dean Koontz, and Moshe Katsav. After him are Neil Young, Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, Dési Bouterse, Ram Nath Kovind, Phil Jackson, and Itzhak Perlman.

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Among people born in Romania, Mircea Lucescu ranks 37 out of 572Before him are George Enescu (1881), János Bolyai (1802), Mihai Eminescu (1850), Sergiu Celibidache (1912), Michael the Brave (1558), and Gheorghe Zamfir (1941). After him are John Cassian (360), Nadia Comăneci (1961), Dimitrie Cantemir (1673), Milan I of Serbia (1854), Klaus Iohannis (1959), and György Dózsa (1470).


Among soccer players born in Romania, Mircea Lucescu ranks 1After him are Gheorghe Hagi (1965), Ștefan Kovács (1920), László Bölöni (1953), Emerich Jenei (1937), Anghel Iordănescu (1950), Helmuth Duckadam (1959), Elek Schwartz (1908), Gheorghe Popescu (1967), Dudu Georgescu (1950), István Avar (1905), and Miodrag Belodedici (1964).