Striker who was selected as the Romanian Footballer of the Year in 2012 and won Liga I with FC Unirea Urziceni in 2008-2009 and Steaua Bucuresti in 2012-2013.
He played youth soccer for Ramnicu Valcea.
He joined the Romanian national team in 2012.
He was born and raised in Ramnicu Valcea, Romania.
He joined goalkeeper Costel Pantilimon on Romania in 2012.