Romanian footballer

Ilie Balaci is ...

Dead
Born 13 Sep 1956 in Bistreț
Died 21 Oct 2018 in Craiova
Age62 years, 1 month
Causecerebrovascular disease
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Ilie Balaci
Ilie Balaci
Ilie Balaci

About Ilie Balaci

Ilie Balaci (Romanian pronunciation: [iˈli.e ˈbalat͡ʃʲ]; 13 September 1956 – 21 October 2018) was a Romanian football midfielder and manager. He spent 12 of his 15 years as a professional with Universitatea Craiova, appearing in more than 300 official games with the club and winning seven major titles. Nicknamed Minunea blondă ("the Blonde Wonder"), Balaci is considered one of the greatest Romanian footballers of all time.

Death

Balaci passed away on 21 October 2018, aged 62, while at home in Craiova with his mother. The cause of death was myocardial infarction.