Georgi Georgiev (footballer, born 1963)

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Georgi Georgiev
G. Georgiev Getsata 2013.jpg
Georgiev in 2013
Personal information
Full name Georgi Kostadinov Georgiev
Date of birth (1963-01-10) 10 January 1963 (age 57)
Place of birth Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position(s) Attacking midfielder
Youth career
1972–1980 Maritsa Plovdiv
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1980–1984 Maritsa Plovdiv 74 (11)
1984–1988 Botev Plovdiv 98 (26)
1988–1991 CSKA Sofia 72 (15)
1991–1995 Mulhouse 114 (23)
1996 CSKA Sofia 18 (6)
1996–1997 Maritsa Plovdiv 19 (2)
Total 395 (83)
National team
1989–1994 Bulgaria 11 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Georgi Kostadinov Georgiev (Bulgarian: Георги Костадинов Георгиев) (born 10 January 1963) is a retired Bulgarian football player. He was part of the Bulgarian national team that reached the semi-finals of the 1994 World Cup.

Club career[edit]

Georgiev started his career in Maritsa at the age of 17. He played for his first club from 1980 to 1984, when he was transferred to Botev Plovdiv.

After playing for Botev, Georgiev was transferred to CSKA Sofia. With this club, he became twice champion of Bulgaria in 1988–89 and 1989–90.

In 1991 Georgi Georgiev signed with French FC Mulhouse, where he stayed for four years and reached his greatest form as a football player.