Christian Chivu turned out for both the Romania u18 and u21 teams before he was Called up to the senior team. The versatile defender played for the u18 team netting once in 12 appearances in the process. He was in the Romania u18 team from 1997 to 1998. Christian Chivu graduated to the Romania u21 team and he was with the team over a two-year period from 1998 to 2000.
Victor Becali has revealed that his most difficult transfer involves Christian Chivu. Becali is the agent of Christian Chivu and he said that his transfer from AS Roma to fellow Italian Serie A outfit Inter Milan is the most difficult transfer he has conducted.
Christian Chivu played for both the Romania u-18 and the u-21 teams before he was promoted to the senior team. For the Romania u-18 team, Chivu scoredonce in 12 appearances during a one-year period between 1997 and 1998. Christian Chivu didn’t manage any goal in 13 appearances for the Romania u-21 team during a two-year period from 1998 to 2000.
Chivu was a versatile defender who was a specialist at both the left-back and centre back positions. He was part of the Romania team that won the 2001 Cyprus International Football Tournament. Christian Chivu played four times for the Romania senior team before he played his first major tournament at Euro 2000. He was part of the 23-man Romania squad to the Euro 2000 tournament. At the tournament, Chivu played all the four Romania games and also scored his first goal for the team. Continue reading “CHIVU: ROMANIA NATIONAL TEAM CAREER EXAMINED”→
Christian Chivu had the best part of his football career at Inter Milan in terms of success and the number of years spent. The defender signed for the Nerazzuri from fellow Italian top flight team AS Roma in a €16m deal. Christian was seriously linked to the big Spanish duo of Barcelona and Real Madrid before he left Roma to join Inter Milan in the summer of 2007. He went on to spend seven years at the San Siro before calling time on his career as a professional footballer and embracing a new life in management. Chivu is presently the Inter Milan Primavera head coach having worked his way to the position from the various youth teams.
Chivu spent seven years with the Inter Milan first team and that was the most time spent by him in the first team in comparison to his other clubs. He spent around a year at CSM Resita in his native Romania before spending around a year during his stint with Universitatea Craiova. Christian Chivu spent four years each during his time at Ajax Amsterdam in the Dutch top flight and at Italian capital club AS Roma. Continue reading “CHRISTIANCHIVU: INTER CAREER PROBED CLOSELY”→
Christian Chivu has enjoyed a rapid rise amongst the coaching staff at Inter Milan. He was part of the Inter Milan team that won an unprecedented treble at Inter Milan at the end of the 2009/10 season thereby writing his name in the history books. He was able to attain legendary status at Inter Milan as part of the treble-winning team under the self-acclaimed Special One Jose Mourinho.
Romanian manager Christian Chivu retired at Inter Milan in 2014 and some years down the line, he was named as the head coach of one of the youth teams as far as the Nerazzuri is concerned. Christian Chivuwas named the Inter Milan u-14 manager in 2018 and he was in charge of the team until 2019.Chivu was promoted to manage the Inter Milan u-17 team from the u-14 team. Continue reading “CHRISTIAN CHIVU: MANAGERIAL CAREER EXAMINED”→
Inter Milan made history in 2010 (eleven years) when they won an unprecedented treble under the guidance of the self-acclaimed special one ‘Jose Mourinho’. It was unprecedented for an Italian team to win the Champions League title, the Italian Serie A title and the Coppa Italia title.
Christian Chivu scored three times in 75 games for the Romania senior national team and he didn’t win any major trophy during his time in the team. Christian Chivu was in the team for a period of eleven (11) years. His debut was in 1999 and he called time on his career with the team in 2010.
Chivu had earlier been selected to represent the Romania u-21 team and he was soon invited into the senior national team. He didn’t win a major trophy for Romania as revealed earlier, but he was part of the squad that won the Cyprus International Football Tournament in 2001. Continue reading “CHIVU: ROMANIA MAJOR HONOURS REVEALED”→
Retired Romanian footballer Christian Chivu played for Dutch Eredivisie giants Ajax Amsterdam at the start of his career as a professional footballer. Christian Chivu won three trophies during his time at Ajax including the 2001/02 Dutch Eredivisie title.
During his Ajax days, Chivu developed a reputation as a free-kick expert in addition to being adept when it comes to the left-back position. He was given the armband by manager Ronald Koeman. Chivu led a youthful Ajax team to win the league title and the likes of Wesley Sneijder, Rafael van der Vaart, Maxwell, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Johnny Heitinga were part of the team. Continue reading “CHIVU: AJAX MAJOR HONOURS UNVEILED”→
Christian Chivu won nine major honours during his time as an Inter Milan player. He became an Inter Milan player on the back of his transfer from fellow Italian team AS Roma in 2007. He was part of the playing squad at Inter Milan for a period of seven years. Christian Chivu retired from football at Inter Milan in 2014.
Inter Milan gave Christian Chivu the opportunity to win a lot of trophies having won just the Coppa Italia title during his time at AS Roma, between 2003 and 2007. At Inter Milan, Chivu won three Italian Serie A titles, the 2009/10 Champions League title, the 2010 FIFA Club World Cup title, two Coppa Italia titles and two Supercoppa Italia titles. Continue reading “CHIVU: INTER MAJOR HONOURS REVEALED”→
Following the signing of Raphael Varane from Spanish La Liga giants Real Madrid, English Premier League giants Manchester United now have themselves one of the best central defensive pairing in the league. United had one of the best defensive records in the league last season but their central defenders still showed some signs of being shaky sometimes and it cost them some goals and then some points eventually. United manager Olé Gunnar Solksjær identified that area as one of the places to improve on this summer and he has now signed a new player to partner with Harry Maguire at the heart of the club’s defense in Raphael Varane.
Varane’s transfer to United was confirmed last week as the club’s reached an agreement for the transfer of the player for around £43 million after some days of being locked in transfer negotiations. The French defender will travel to England later this week to complete his medicals and then put pen to paper to sign his new de which is expected to run through four years, with an option to extend for a further year. Continue reading “CHIVU: MAGUIRE – VARANE PARTNERSHIP WILL WORK WELL FOR UNITED”→