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 Cornel DINU 1972-1978 
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Location: Vancouver, BC
Name: Cornel Dinu

Nickname: "Procurorul"


Country: :ROM: Romania
Club: FC Dinamo București
Position: *CWP, CMF, DMF
Side: RF/BS
Age: 24-30 years (02/08/1948)

Height: 178 cm
Weight: 73 kg

Attack: 75
Defence: 84
Balance: 83
Stamina: 84
Top Speed: 80
Acceleration: 81
Response: 84
Agility: 80
Dribble Accuracy: 84
Dribble Speed: 77
Short Pass Accuracy: 82
Short Pass Speed: 80
Long Pass Accuracy: 87
Long Pass Speed: 83
Shot Accuracy: 76
Shot Power: 84
Shot Technique: 75
Free Kick Accuracy: 70
Curling: 77
Header: 78
Jump: 81
Technique: 83
Aggression: 77
Mentality: 83
Keeper Skills: 50
Team Work: 85

Injury Tolerance: A
Condition/Fitness: 7
Weak Foot Accuracy: 5
Weak Foot Frequency: 5
Growth Type: Early Lasting

P08: Pinpoint Pass
P10: Box to Box
P18: Extra Attacker
S02: Passer
S10: DF Leader

SPECIAL ABILITIES: Tactical Dribble - Passing - D Line Control

Attack / Defence Awareness Card: Balanced


One of the greatest legends in Romanian football history. Dinu was lomg time captain of Dinamo in which he played as midfielder, meanwhile in NT he acted as sweeper. Very elegant player with trademark long diagonal 40 meters passes, good technician and with solid pace. He was even solid scorer, had good sense of anticipating and decent tackling. Dinu began playing football in his home town of Targoviste in Metalul. Even at age 18 he moved to a Romanian top club and joined Dinamo Bucharest, where he remained until the end of his career in 1983 faithful. His debut in the Divizia A for Dinamo, he was on 25 September 1966 against Steagul Roşu Braşov. Already in his second season he became a regular player and performer. With Dinamo Romanian Dinu was six times champion and twice winner of Romanian Cup. He played for the club 33 European Cup games in which he scored three goals. He completed a law degree already earned him the nickname during his active career Procurorul. His first try was Dinu on the Romanian national team first May 1968 against Austria. Dinu graduated 75 caps and scored seven goals. Since seven of those games where he scored two goals, as part of the Olympic Games were held, they were in 1999 by FIFA subsequently removed from the country play balance of Romania, so that the corrected record now reads 68 games and 5 goals. He participated in the FIFA World Cup 1970 in Mexico and came in all three games over the full distance to use. In 1979, he broke off as Romanian Mircea Lucescu's most capped player and remained so until 1984, when he was overtaken by Laszlo Boloni. Furthermore denied Dinu five caps for the Romanian national football team U23. After his retirement in 1983, Dinu was first assistant coach of Dinamo Bucharest, Nicolae Dumitru Nicusor. In September 1984 he took over the team as head coach, was in April 1985 but was dismissed again. Then he returned to his hometown and took over the local club in the CS Târgovişte Divizia B. Subsequently, he served in the Bucharest Metalul Divizia C. In the 1987/88 season he trained with AS Armata Targu Mures a re-rising star in the Divizia A. On end of the season, he moved to Oţelul Galati, who had qualified for the UEFA Cup. With a coach Dinu Oţelul succeeded there on 7 September 1988, the biggest success of the previous club's history: a 1-0 home victory against Juventus, the departure of the first in the Round but could not prevent. From this victory, it was with the club but still downhill and Dinu at the end of that month, was released after six successive defeats. In the second half of 1988/89 season he took over Universitatea Cluj, where he left off in October 1989. It is unclear whether he was in the winter break, coach of FC Olt Scornicesti, since the club was forced accurately resolved at this time. In 1990 he was State Secretary at the Romanian Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports and launched in the summer of that year, the elections in the Romanian Football Federation. On 8 April In 1992, Dinu back as coach and replaced Mircea Rădulescu from a Romanian national coach. Was at risk as the goal of qualifying for the FIFA World Cup 1994, he was already in the summer of 1993 replaced Anghel Iordanescu, who secured qualification. He then worked as a manager for FC Naţional Bucharest returned, but in 1996 returned to Dinamo Bucharest and took over the presidency. After the dismissal of Marian Bondrea he jumped from November to December 1996 one in two championship games as interim coach for Dinamo. Already in April 1998, Dinu was again coach of Dinamo Bucharest, as he replaced Viorel Hizo. With Dinamo, he won the Romanian Cup in 2000 and 2000 and the 2001 Cup. Already in September 2001 he was dismissed and replaced by Ion Marin. From October 2002 to March 2003, he ran again as a coach before Ioan Andone Dinamo took over. Dinu was the club as a member of the Board in the role of the administrator will delegate. In November 2007, he and Cornel Ţălnar briefly as a successor to Walter Zenga again head coach of Dinamo. On 19 July 2011 Dino suffered a myocardial infarction and was taken to the Clinic de Spitalul Urgenţǎ Floreasca in Bucharest. On 15 December 2011 his wife died, with whom he had a son together, the consequences of diabetes mellitus.

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