Marian Hristov

Bulgarian footballer

Marian Hristov
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Hristov with Balkan Botevgrad in 2010
Personal information
Full name Marian Georgiev Hristov
Date of birth (1973-07-29) 29 July 1973 (age 49)
Place of birth Botevgrad, Bulgaria
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)[1]
Position(s) Midfielder
Youth career
Levski Sofia
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1993–1994 Balkan Botevgrad 19 (6)
1994–1995 Slavia Sofia 26 (8)
1995–1997 Levski Sofia 56 (19)
1997–2004 1. FC Kaiserslautern 146 (26)
2004–2006 VfL Wolfsburg 17 (3)
2008–2011 Balkan Botevgrad 22 (4)
Total 286 (66)
National team
1996–2007 Bulgaria 45 (4)
Teams managed
2010–2011 Balkan Botevgrad
2013–???? Levski Sofia (assistant manager)
2018–2019 Septemvri Sofia (assistant manager)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Marian Georgiev Hristov (Bulgarian: Мариян Христов) (born 29 July 1973) is a Bulgarian former professional footballer[2] who played as a midfielder. Since his retirement from playing, he has worked as an assistant manager.

Career

Hristov's first club was PFC Balkan Botevgrad.[3] He later played with Slavia Sofia (1994–95), Levski Sofia (1995–97), and has been champion of Germany with Kaiserslautern in 1998, reached a UEFA Cup Semi-final: 2001 and a Champions League, Quarter-final: 1999 (1997–2004). He also was the DFB-Pokal finalist in 2003.[3]

For Bulgaria, he played at the 1998 World Cup and Euro 2004.[3]

By 27 March 2007, Hrıstov had retired from international football. Marian Hristov had earned 45 caps and scored four times for Bulgaria.[3]

He has also expressed an interest in coaching his country.[4]

International goals

Scores and results list Bulgaria's goal tally first, score column indicates score after each Hristov goal.
List of international goals scored by Marian Hristov
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 8 November 1996 Rajamangala Stadium, Bangkok  Thailand 1–0 4–0 Friendly
2 2–0
3 25 April 2001 Ullevaal Stadion, Oslo  Norway 1–0 1–2 Friendly
4 10 September 2003 Estadi Comunal d'Aixovall, Andorra la Vella  Andorra 3–0 3–0 Euro 2004 qualifier

References

  1. ^ "Започваме ги с Швеция. 10 години след лудото американско лято се готвим за скок в Европа" (in Bulgarian). standartnews.com. 12 June 2004. Archived from the original on 20 August 2017. Retrieved 22 August 2017.
  2. ^ "Hristov, Marijan" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 6 January 2012.
  3. ^ a b c d "Честит рожден ден на Мариян Христов". Bulgarian Football Union. 29 July 2020. Retrieved 29 July 2020.
  4. ^ "Мариян Христов: искам да стана треньор на националния отбор" (in Bulgarian). novsport.com. Retrieved 31 March 2012.

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Bulgaria squad1998 FIFA World Cup
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Bulgaria squadUEFA Euro 2004
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