Gheorghe Hagi

Romanian association football player and manager

Gheorghe Hagi (born 5 February 1965) is a former Romanian football player. He has played for the Romanian national team.

Gheorghe Hagi
Hagi in 2018
Personal information
Full name Gheorghe Hagi[1]
Date of birth (1965-02-05) 5 February 1965 (age 59)[1]
Place of birth Săcele, Romania
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Position(s) Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Farul Constanța (manager)
Youth career
1975–1980 FC Constanța
1980–1981 Luceafărul București
1981–1982 FC Constanța
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1982–1983 FC Constanța 18 (7)
1983–1987 Sportul Studențesc 108 (58)
1987–1990 Steaua București 97 (76)
1990–1992 Real Madrid 64 (16)
1992–1994 Brescia 61 (14)
1994–1996 Barcelona 36 (7)
1996–2001 Galatasaray 132 (59)
Total 516 (237)
National team
1983–2000 Romania 124[a] (35)
Teams managed
2001 Romania
2003 Bursaspor
2004–2005 Galatasaray
2005–2006 Politehnica Timișoara
2007 FC Steaua București
2010–2011 Galatasaray
2014–2020 Viitorul Constanța
2021– Farul Constanța
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Career statistics change

Club change

Appearances and goals by club, season and competition[3][4][5][6][7]
Club Season League Cup Continental[b] Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
FC Constanța 1982–83 Divizia A 18 7 18 7
Sportul Studențesc 1983–84 Divizia A 31 2 2 0 33 2
1984–85 30 20 2 0 32 20
1985–86 31 31 2 3 33 34
1986–87 16 5 4 1 20 6
Total 108 58 10 4 0 0 118 62
Steaua București 1986–87 Divizia A 14 10 1 1 15 11
1987–88 31 25 8 4 39 29
1988–89 30 31 9 6 39 37
1989–90 22 10 3 1 25 11
Total 97 76 21 12 0 0 118 88
Real Madrid 1990–91 La Liga 29 4 0 0 4 0 1[c] 0 34 4
1991–92 35 12 5 1 10 3 50 16
Total 64 16 5 1 14 3 1 0 84 20
Brescia 1992–93 Serie A 31 5 2 1 33 6
1993–94 Serie B 30 9 2 1 32 10
Total 61 14 4 2 65 16
Barcelona 1994–95 La Liga 17 4 2 1 2 0 2[c] 0 23 5
1995–96 19 3 4 0 5 3 28 6
Total 36 7 6 1 7 3 2 0 51 11
Galatasaray 1996–97 1.Lig 30 14 1 0 3 1 2[d] 0 36 17
1997–98 30 8 6 0 6 1 0 0 42 8
1998–99 28 14 4 1 8 3 40 18
1999–2000 19 12 3 1 15 4 37 17
2000–01 25 11 1 0 11 2 37 13
Total 132 59 15 2 43 10 2 0 192 73
Career total 516 237 30 6 95 33 5 0 646 276

International change

Appearances and goals by national team and year[2][8]
National team Year Apps Goals
Romania 1983 5 0
1984 9 1
1985 10 4
1986 8 3
1987 8 2
1988 4 2
1989 8 0
1990 11 2
1991 6 2
1992 5 4
1993 5 1
1994 11 5
1995 3 1
1996 8 1
1997 6 4
1998 7 1
1999 4 2
2000 6 0
Total 124[a] 35
Scores and results list Romania's goal tally first, score column indicates score after each Hagi goal.
List of international goals scored by Gheorghe Hagi
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 12 September 1984 Windsor Park, Belfast, Northern Ireland   Northern Ireland 1–1 2–3 FIFA World Cup 1986 Qualifying
2 30 January 1985 Estádio José Alvalade, Lisbon, Portugal   Portugal 3–2 3–2 Friendly
3 3 April 1985 Stadionul Central, Craiova, Romania   Turkey 1–0 3–0 FIFA World Cup 1986 Qualifying
4 6 June 1985 Helsinki Olympic Stadium, Helsinki, Finland   Finland 1–0 1–1 FIFA World Cup 1986 Qualifying
5 28 August 1985 Stadionul 1 Mai, Timișoara, Romania   Finland 1–0 2–0 FIFA World Cup 1986 Qualifying
6 23 April 1986 Stadionul 1 Mai, Timișoara, Romania   Soviet Union 1–0 2–1 Friendly
7 20 August 1986 Ullevaal Stadion, Oslo, Norway   Norway 2–0 2–2 Friendly
8 10 September 1986 Stadionul Ghencea, Bucharest, Romania   Austria 4–0 4–1 UEFA Euro 1988 Qualifying
9 11 March 1987 Karaiskakis Stadium, Piraeus, Greece   Greece 1–1 1–1 Friendly
10 25 March 1987 Stadionul Ghencea, Bucharest, Romania   Albania 3–1 5–1 UEFA Euro 1988 Qualifying
11 20 September 1988 Stadionul 1 Mai, Constanța, Romania   Albania 2–0 3–0 Friendly
12 2 November 1988 Stadionul Ghencea, Bucharest, Romania   Greece 2–0 3–0 FIFA World Cup 1990 Qualifying
13 3 August 1990 Stadion Allmend, Lucerne, Switzerland    Switzerland 1–0 1–2 Friendly
14 25 April 1990 Kiryat Eliezer Stadium, Haifa, Israel   Israel 2–0 4–1 Friendly
15 27 March 1991 Stadio Olimpico, Serravalle, San Marino   San Marino 1–0 3–1 UEFA Euro 1992 Qualifying
16 16 October 1991 Stadionul Ghencea, Bucharest, Romania   Scotland 1–0 1–0 UEFA Euro 1992 Qualifying
17 6 May 1992 Stadionul Ghencea, Bucharest, Romania   Faroe Islands 2–0 7–0 FIFA World Cup 1994 Qualifying
18 20 May 1992 Stadionul Ghencea, Bucharest, Romania   Wales 1–0 5–1 FIFA World Cup 1994 Qualifying
19 20 May 1992 Stadionul Ghencea, Bucharest, Romania   Wales 5–0 5–1 FIFA World Cup 1994 Qualifying
20 29 November 1992 Neo GSZ Stadium, Larnaca, Cyprus   Cyprus 3–1 4–1 FIFA World Cup 1994 Qualifying
21 17 November 1993 Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff, Wales   Wales 1–0 2–1 FIFA World Cup 1994 Qualifying
22 14 June 1994 Trabuco Hills Stadium, Mission Viejo, United States   Sweden 1–1 1–1 Friendly
23 18 June 1994 Rose Bowl, Pasadena, United States   Colombia 2–0 3–1 World Cup 1994 Group A
24 22 June 1994 Pontiac Silverdome, Pontiac, United States    Switzerland 1–1 1–4 World Cup 1994 Group A
25 3 July 1994 Rose Bowl, Pasadena, United States   Argentina 3–1 3–2 World Cup 1994 Round of 16
26 12 November 1994 Stadionul Ghencea, Bucharest, Romania   Slovakia 2–0 3–2 UEFA Euro 1996 Qualifying
27 15 October 1995 Všešportový areál, Košice, Slovakia   Slovakia 1–0 2–0 UEFA Euro 1996 Qualifying
28 9 October 1996 Laugardalsvöllur, Reykjavík, Iceland   Iceland 2–0 4–0 World Cup 1998 Qualifying
29 29 March 1997 Stadionul Ghencea, Bucharest, Romania   Liechtenstein 4–0 8–0 World Cup 1998 Qualifying
30 10 September 1997 Stadionul Ghencea, Bucharest, Romania   Iceland 1–0 4–0 World Cup 1998 Qualifying
31 10 September 1997 Stadionul Ghencea, Bucharest, Romania   Iceland 4–0 4–0 World Cup 1998 Qualifying
32 11 October 1997 Lansdowne Road, Dublin, Ireland   Republic of Ireland 1–0 1–1 World Cup 1998 Qualifying
33 3 June 1998 Stadionul Ghencea, Bucharest, Romania   Paraguay 3–2 3–2 Friendly
34 4 September 1999 Tehelné pole, Bratislava, Slovakia   Slovakia 2–1 5–1 UEFA Euro 2000 Qualifying
35 8 September 1999 Stadionul Ghencea, Bucharest, Romania   Portugal 1–0 1–1 UEFA Euro 2000 Qualifying

Managerial statistics change

As of 11 November 2023
Team From To Record
G W D L Win %
  Romania 1 September 2001 27 November 2001 4 1 2 1 025.00
  Bursaspor 1 July 2003 15 November 2003 12 2 4 6 016.67
  Galatasaray 22 March 2004 28 May 2005 48 34 5 9 070.83
  Politehnica Timișoara 7 November 2005 21 May 2006 17 5 4 8 029.41
  Steaua București 1 July 2007 20 September 2007 11 6 3 2 054.55
  Galatasaray 21 October 2010 24 March 2011 24 8 6 10 033.33
  Viitorul Constanța 15 September 2014 1 August 2020 306 153 63 90 050.00
  Farul Constanța 21 June 2021 Present 111 55 23 33 049.55
Total 533 264 110 159 049.53

Honours change

Notes change

  1. 1.0 1.1 125 appearances according to some sources, although, as of 2007, the FRF no longer recognises Romania's unofficial 3–1 friendly away win against the Ecuador U23 side on 22 January 1984[2]
  2. Includes UEFA Champions League, UEFA Cup, UEFA Cup Winners' Cup and UEFA Super Cup (1986, 2000)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Appearance(s) in Supercopa
  4. Appearances in Presidential Cup

References change

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