Mircea  Lucescu
Date of birth
29.07.1945
Citizenship
Romanian
Post
Manager
Предыдущий клуб
Shakhtar Donetsk

Biography

A former striker of Dinamo Bucharest and the Romanian national team, Mircea Lucescu began his coaching career in 1972, taking control of the provincial club Korvinul from the city of Hunedoara. Together with this modest team he managed to not only get up to the top division, but also to take the bronze medal after which Lucescu was invited to lead the Romanian national team.

In 1985 Lucescu returned to club football and spent five years managing Dinamo Bucarest in Romania before heading to  Italy, where he coached Pisa, Brescia and Reggiani. In 1997, he took control of Rapid Bucharest before heading back to Italy in 1998 with Inter Milan. In 1999, he returned to Rapid Bucharest and in 2000 left for Turkey going to Galatasaray and then Besiktas.

From 2004 to 2016 Lucescu managed Shakhtar Donetsk where he won 8 league titles, six domestic cups and 7 super cups in Ukraine. Across his career the Romanian maestro has won 32 trophies, including three championships in three different countries (Ukraine, Turkey and Romania), the UEFA Cup and the UEFA Super Cup.

Lucescu is married and has a son, Razvan, who also is a football coach. Lucescu is interested in art, literature and speaks six languages.

Lucescu has been manager of Zenit since 24th May 2016.

Achievements

1964 Winner of the Romanian League Winner of the Romanian League
1965 Winner of the Romanian League Winner of the Romanian League
1971 Winner of the Romanian League Winner of the Romanian League
1973 Winner of the Romanian League Winner of the Romanian League
1975 Winner of the Romanian League Winner of the Romanian League
1977 Winner of the Romanian League Winner of the Romanian League
1990 Winner of the Romanian League Winner of the Romanian League
1999 Winner of the Romanian League Winner of the Romanian League
1964 Winner of the Romanian Cup Winner of the Romanian Cup
1968 Winner of the Romanian Cup Winner of the Romanian Cup
1986 Winner of the Romanian Cup Winner of the Romanian Cup
1990 Winner of the Romanian Cup Winner of the Romanian Cup
1998 Winner of the Romanian Cup Winner of the Romanian Cup
1999 Winner of the Romanian Super Cup Winner of the Romanian Super Cup
2000 Winner of the UEFA Super Cup Winner of the UEFA Super Cup
2002 Winner of the Turkish League Winner of the Turkish League
2003 Winner of the Turkish League Winner of the Turkish League
2005 Ukrainian Champions Ukrainian Champions
2006 Ukrainian Champions Ukrainian Champions
2008 Ukrainian Champions Ukrainian Champions
2010 Ukrainian Champions Ukrainian Champions
2011 Ukrainian Champions Ukrainian Champions
2012 Ukrainian Champions Ukrainian Champions
2013 Ukrainian Champions Ukrainian Champions
2014 Ukrainian Champions Ukrainian Champions
2004 Winner of the Ukrainian Cup Winner of the Ukrainian Cup
2008 Winner of the Ukrainian Cup Winner of the Ukrainian Cup
2009 Winner of the UEFA Cup Winner of the UEFA Cup
2011 Winner of the Ukrainian Cup Winner of the Ukrainian Cup
2012 Winner of the Ukrainian Cup Winner of the Ukrainian Cup
2013 Winner of the Ukrainian Cup Winner of the Ukrainian Cup
2005 Winner of the Ukrainian Super Cup Winner of the Ukrainian Super Cup
2008 Winner of the Ukrainian Super Cup Winner of the Ukrainian Super Cup
2010 Winner of the Ukrainian Super Cup Winner of the Ukrainian Super Cup
2012 Winner of the Ukrainian Super Cup Winner of the Ukrainian Super Cup
2013 Winner of the Ukrainian Super Cup Winner of the Ukrainian Super Cup
2014 Winner of the Ukrainian Super Cup Winner of the Ukrainian Super Cup
2015 Winner of the Ukrainian Super Cup Winner of the Ukrainian Super Cup
2016 Winner of the Ukrainian Cup Winner of the Ukrainian Cup
2016 Winner of the Russian Super Cup Winner of the Russian Super Cup