Mircea Lucescu

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Birthday
29, 1945
Birthplace
Romania
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
29, 1945 (age 74)
Birthplace
Romania

About

Romanian soccer manager and former player who is most famous for his managerial career with Shakhtar Donetsk, whom he began coaching in 2004. He was named Romanian Coach of the Year four times from 2004 to 2014 and received the Coach of the Decade award in 2013.

Before Fame

As a player, he won seven Romanian League titles with Dinamo Bucuresti. He began his managerial career with Corvinul Hunedoara in 1979.

Trivia

He is able to speak many different languages, including Romanian, Russian, English, Portuguese, Spanish, Turkish, French and Italian.

Family Life

His son is Razvan Lucescu, who played as a goalkeeper and has managed at Rapid București, where Mircea has also managed.

Associated With

He has coached Yugoslavian right winger Darijo Srna at Shakhtar Donetsk.