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Mircea Lucescu

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Mircea Lucescu (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈmirtʃe̯a luˈtʃesku]; born 29 July 1945) is a Romanian professional football manager and former player, who is currently head coach of Ukrainian Premier League club Dynamo Kyiv. He is one of the most decorated managers of all time.Lucescu is also one of the most successful players of the Romanian league championship, having won all of his seven titles with Dinamo București. Apart from the latter club, he had spells at Știința București and Corvinul Hunedoara, and made 70 appearances for the Romania national team, which he captained in the 1970 FIFA World Cup.Lucescu has coached various sides in Romania, Italy, Turkey, Ukraine and Russia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mircea Lucescu has received more than 986,462 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Mircea Lucescu is the 36th most popular soccer player (up from 57th in 2019), the 24th most popular biography from Romania (up from 37th 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 36 out of 16,880Before him are Sócrates, Didi, Carlos Alberto Torres, Vavá, Stanley Matthews, and Karl-Heinz Rummenigge. After him are Ronaldinho, Josef Masopust, László Kubala, Zlatan Ibrahimović, Lothar Matthäus, and Roberto Baggio.

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Among people born in 1945, Mircea Lucescu ranks 23Before him are Wim Wenders, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, Eddy Merckx, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Ritchie Blackmore, and Yoshinori Ohsumi. After him are Rod Stewart, Patrick Modiano, Ian Gillan, Goldie Hawn, Ehud Olmert, and Mia Farrow.

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Among people born in Romania, Mircea Lucescu ranks 24 out of 665Before him are Béla Kun (1886), Paul Celan (1920), Constantin Brâncuși (1876), Stephen III of Moldavia (1433), Herta Müller (1953), and Ion Iliescu (1930). After him are György Ligeti (1923), Theodoric I (393), Nadia Comăneci (1961), Elie Wiesel (1928), Iannis Xenakis (1922), and Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej (1901).


Among soccer players born in Romania, Mircea Lucescu ranks 1After him are Gheorghe Hagi (1965), Ștefan Kovács (1920), Anghel Iordănescu (1950), Emerich Jenei (1937), László Bölöni (1953), Gheorghe Popescu (1967), Elek Schwartz (1908), Dudu Georgescu (1950), Helmuth Duckadam (1959), István Avar (1905), and Adrian Mutu (1979).