Sorin Avram, football player & coach, died at 72

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Sorin Avram, born March 29, 1943 and died September 29, 2015, he was a Romanian football player and coach.

Sorin started his career in 1956, by joining the youth team of Letea Bacau.

From there he moved to Dinamo Bacău in 1959 and then to Viitorul Bucharest in 1962.

Viitorul Bucharest was a project of the Romanian Football Federation in which they gather the best young players and formed a team which played in the Romanian top division, Divizia A.

From Viitorul, Sorin joined Steaua Bucureşti in 1963.

Six years later Sorin joined FC Farul Constanţa and then moved back to FCM Bacău in 1970, ended his career in 1973 at only 30.

He played a total of 226 games in Divizia A, scoring 38 goals.

Sorin was Romanian football champion with Steaua Bucureşti in 1968 and won the Romanian Cup, again with Steaua Bucureşti, in 1966 and 1967.

He also won 12 caps for Romania, scoring one goal. Sorin played for Romania at the 1964 Summer Olympics.

As a coach he was head-coach of FCM Bacău for nine games during the 1991 – 92 season.

Sorin died at age 72 on September 29, 2015.