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The top professional league in Romanian football is Liga I, which consists of 16 teams. The most successful club in Romanian football is Steaua București, which has won 26 league titles and reached the final of the European Cup (now the UEFA Champions League) and the UEFA Cup. Other successful clubs in Romania include Dinamo București, who have won 18 league titles, and Rapid București, who have won 7 league titles.
In addition to the domestic league, Romanian clubs compete in European competitions such as the UEFA Champions League and the Europa League. Romanian clubs have had some success in European competition, with Steaua București reaching the final of the European Cup in 1986 and Dinamo București reaching the semi-finals of the UEFA Cup in 1984.
The average attendance at Liga I matches in the 2019-2020 season was 4,944, with a total of 857,869 spectators attending games throughout the season. This suggests that many people in Romania are interested in watching football.
The national team has also had some success at the international level, having qualified for the FIFA World Cup on seven occasions and the UEFA European Championship on three occasions. The team’s best performance at the World Cup was reaching the quarter-finals in the 1994 edition, while their best performance at the European Championship was reaching the quarter-finals in the 2000 edition.
The Romanian national football team is controlled by the Romanian Football Federation (Federația Română de Fotbal) and represents the country in international football competitions. The team is nicknamed “Tricolorii” (The Tricolours) due to the national colours of Romania being red, yellow, and blue.
The Romanian national team has had some success at the international level, having qualified for the FIFA World Cup on seven occasions and the UEFA European Championship on three occasions. The team’s best performance at the World Cup was reaching the quarter-finals in the 1994 edition, while their best performance at the European Championship was reaching the quarter-finals in the 2000 edition.
Widely regarded as one of the greatest Romanian footballers of all time, Hagi played for Steaua București, Real Madrid, and Barcelona, among other clubs, and was a key member of the Romanian national team that reached the quarter-finals of the 1994 World Cup.
A striker who played for several clubs in Europe, including Chelsea, Fiorentina, and Juventus, Mutu is one of the highest-scoring Romanian players in history and also played for the national team.
A centre-back who played for a number of clubs in Italy and Scotland, Goian is also a former captain of the Romanian national team.
A striker who has played for several clubs in Romania and Turkey, Budescu is currently one of the top scorers in Liga I.
A winger who has played for clubs in Romania, Belgium, and Russia, Chipciu is also a current member of the Romanian national team.