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Flag of Romania Romania
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Nickname(s) Tricolorii
Association Romanian Football Federation
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Flag of Romania Mirel Rădoi
Captain Vlad Chiricheș
Most caps Dorinel Munteanu (134)
Top scorer Gheorghe Hagi
Adrian Mutu (35)
Ground Arena Națională
Ion Oblemenco
Cluj Arena
Ilie Oană
Stadionul Steaua
FIFA code ROU
FIFA ranking 37 Steady (9 April 2020)
Highest FIFA ranking 3 (September 1997)
Lowest FIFA ranking 57 (February 2011, September 2012)
Elo ranking 42 Increase 1 (5 December 2019)
Highest Elo ranking 5 (June 1990)
Lowest Elo ranking 42 (10 June 2017)
First international Flag of Yugoslavia Kingdom of SCS 1–2 Romania 
(Belgrade, Kingdom of SCS; 8 June 1922)
Biggest win  Romania 9–0 Finland 
(Bucharest, Romania; 14 October 1973)
Biggest defeat  Hungary 9–0 Romania 
(Budapest, Hungary; 6 June 1948)
World Cup appearances 7 (First in 1930)
Best result Quarter-finals (1994)
European Championship appearances 5 (First in 1984)
Best result Quarter-finals (2000)

History

Main article: History of the Romania national football team

FIFA World Cup history

Main article: Romania FIFA World Cup history

2010 FIFA World Cup

2010 FIFA World Cup qualification - UEFA Group 7

Team
v  d  e
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Serbia 10 7 1 2 22 8 +14 22
 France 10 6 3 1 18 9 +9 21
 Austria 10 4 2 4 14 15 -1 14
 Lithuania 10 4 0 6 10 11 -1 12
 Romania 10 3 3 4 12 18 -6 12
 Faroe Islands 10 1 1 8 5 20 -15 4
  Flag of Austria Flag of Faroe Islands Flag of France Flag of Lithuania Flag of Romania Flag of Serbia
Austria  3 – 1 3 – 1 2 – 1 2 – 1 1 – 3
Faroe Islands  1 – 1 0 – 1 2 – 1 0 – 1 0 – 2
France  3 – 1 5 – 0 1 – 0 1 – 1 2 – 1
Lithuania  2 – 0 1 – 0 0 – 1 0 – 1 2 – 1
Romania  1 – 1 3 – 1 2 – 2 0 – 3 2 – 3
Serbia  1 – 0 2 – 0 1 – 1 3 – 0 5 – 0


UEFA European Football Championship

Main article: Romania UEFA European Football Championship history

Friendly matches 2009-10

Main article: Romania friendly match history

Current squad

No. Pos. Player DoB (Age) Caps Goals Club
1 GK Dănuţ Coman March 28, 1979 ( 1979 -03-28) (age 41) 14 0 Flag of Romania FC Braşov
12 GK Costel Pantilimon February 1, 1987 ( 1987 -02-01) (age 33) 4 0 Flag of Romania FC Timişoara
---- GK Mircea Bornescu May 3, 1980 ( 1980 -05-03) (age 40) 0 0 Flag of Romania Rapid Bucureşti
2 DF Cristian Săpunaru April 5, 1984 ( 1984 -04-05) (age 36) 6 0 Flag of Portugal FC Porto
22 DF Vasile Maftei January 1, 1981 ( 1981 -01-01) (age 40) 8 1 Flag of Romania Unirea Urziceni
6 DF Mirel Rădoi March 22, 1981 ( 1981 -03-22) (age 39) 59 1 Flag of Saudi Arabia Al Hilal
15 DF Dorin Goian December 12, 1980 ( 1980 -12-12) (age 40) 31 5 Flag of Italy US Palermo
---- DF George Galamaz April 5, 1981 ( 1981 -04-05) (age 39) 1 0 Flag of Romania Unirea Urziceni
5 DF Cristian Chivu October 26, 1980 ( 1980 -10-26) (age 40) 63 3 Flag of Italy Inter Milano
3 DF Răzvan Raţ May 26, 1981 ( 1981 -05-26) (age 39) 62 1 Flag of Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk
---- DF Mihai Neşu February 19, 1983 ( 1983 -02-19) (age 37) 7 0 Flag of Netherlands FC Utrecht
14 MF Mihai Roman November 16, 1984 ( 1984 -11-16) (age 36) 5 0 Flag of Romania FC Braşov
---- MF Dacian Varga October 15, 1984 ( 1984 -10-15) (age 36) 3 0 Flag of Romania Unirea Urziceni
16 MF Bănel Nicoliţă January 7, 1985 ( 1985 -01-07) (age 36) 28 1 Flag of Romania Steaua Bucureşti
4 MF Iulian Apostol December 3, 1980 ( 1980 -12-03) (age 40) 6 1 Flag of Romania Unirea Urziceni
7 MF Tiberiu Ghioane June 18, 1981 ( 1981 -06-18) (age 39) 17 2 Flag of Ukraine Dinamo Kiev
8 MF Paul Codrea April 4, 1981 ( 1981 -04-04) (age 39) 43 1 Flag of Italy AC Siena
---- MF Nicolae Grigore July 19, 1983 ( 1983 -07-19) (age 37) 1 0 Flag of Romania FC Braşov
10 MF Cristian Tănase February 18, 1987 ( 1987 -02-18) (age 33) 5 1 Flag of Romania Steaua Bucureşti
9 FW Ciprian Marica October 2, 1985 ( 1985 -10-02) (age 35) 37 12 Flag of Germany VfB Stuttgart
21 FW Daniel Niculae October 6, 1982 ( 1982 -10-06) (age 38) 27 6 Flag of France AJ Auxerre
17 FW Gheorghe Bucur April 8, 1980 ( 1980 -04-08) (age 40) 18 4 Flag of Russia Kuban Krasnodar
---- FW Andrei Cristea May 10, 1984 ( 1984 -05-10) (age 36) 6 0 Flag of Romania Dinamo Bucureşti

Current coaching staff

Alumni

Former players

Main article: List of Romania international players

Managers

Main article: List of Romania international managers

Honours

External links

Football in Romania
League competitions The RFF Cup competitions
Liga I, Liga II Romania Cupa României
Liga III, Liga IV (U-21) Supercupa României
Liga V, Liga VI List of clubs Cupa Ligii
List of stadiums
List of leagues
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Romania – 1994 FIFA World Cup

1. Prunea 2. Petrescu 3. Prodan 4. Belodedici 5. Lupescu 6. Popescu 7. Munteanu 8. Chiriță 9. Răducioiu 10. Hagi (c) 11. Dumitrescu 12. Stelea 13. Selymes 14. Mihali 15. Panduru 16. Vlădoiu 17. Moldovan 18. Gâlcă 19. Papură 20. Stîngă 21. Ivan 22. Preda

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