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Name Gheorghe Hagi
Spelling The Maradona of the Carpathians
Gender Male
Ethnic Romanian
Job Romanian Footballer


Club as Coach Viitorul Constanta
Club as Player Galatasaray
  Barcelona FC


Son Ianis Hagi

2017 03 23 Retrieve

[Gheorghe Hagi on his son] I am sure that Ianis will have a great career. He’s an ideal No.10. I hope that he can become better than I was

2017 07 22 Retrieve

[Gheorghe Hagi speaks about winning the Romanian league as manager of Viitorul Constanta and his passion for youth development for club and country] I took a lot of risks but I did it because of the immense passion I have for football. If my academy has become an example for others then that’s a very good thing. I had a great career as a player and I’m very happy with what I achieved but this is the second part. My mission now is to help others achieve their dreams, in football and in life

2019 08 17 Retrieve

[Gheorghe Hagi speaking after being asked whether he prefers Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi] I would love to be his coach, but I confess that I choose Messi because I have a small weakness for him being left-footed. I was a left-footed footballer myself. I can’t choose another one, it’s my style