Gheorghe Hagi - Century of International Appearances


The outstanding Romanian player, who obtained 124 international caps with his National Team, has entered the symbolic but exclusive circle of players with a Century of Caps.
He held the Romanian caps record from March 29, 1997 (when he equalled the total of Ladislau Bölöni; according to the traditional count of Romanian caps, this happened on November 19, 1997) until August 17, 2005 (when his total was surpassed by Dorinel Munteanu; according to the traditional count of Romanian caps, this happened on September 3, 2005).
He holds the Romanian record of goals for the national team since September 10, 1997 (when he surpassed the total of Iuliu Bodola).
All matches are friendlies unless stated otherwise.
Caps   Date     Venue           Opponent       Score    Competition
  1  10- 8-83   Oslo            Norway          0-0
  2  24- 8-83   Bucuresti       East Germany    1-0
  3   7- 9-83   Kraków          Poland          2-2
  4   8-11-83   Haifa           Israel          1-1
  5  12-11-83   Lemesos         Cyprus          1-0     European Champ. Qual.
  -  22- 1-84   Guayaquil       Ecuador U-23    3-1
  6   7- 2-84   Algiers         Algeria         1-1
  7   7- 3-84   Craiova         Greece          2-0
  8  11- 4-84   Oradea          Israel          0-0
  9  14- 6-84   St.-Etienne     Spain           1-1     European Championship
 10  17- 6-84   Lens            West Germany    1-2     European Championship
 11  31- 7-84   Buzau           China           1-0
 12  29- 8-84   Gera            East Germany    1-2
 13  12- 9-84   Belfast         N. Ireland      2-3     World Cup Qualifier
 14  21-11-84   Tel-Aviv        Israel          1-1
 15  30- 1-85   Lisboa          Portugal        3-2
 16  27- 3-85   Sibiu           Poland          0-0
 17   3- 4-85   Craiova         Turkey          3-0     World Cup Qualifier
 18   1- 5-85   Bucuresti       England         0-0     World Cup Qualifier
 19   6- 6-85   Helsinki        Finland         1-1     World Cup Qualifier
 20   7- 8-85   Moskva          Soviet Union    0-2
 21  28- 8-85   Timisoara       Finland         2-0     World Cup Qualifier
 22  11- 9-85   London          England         1-1     World Cup Qualifier
 23  16-10-85   Bucuresti       N. Ireland      0-1     World Cup Qualifier
 24  13-11-85   Izmir           Turkey          3-1     World Cup Qualifier
 25  28- 2-86   Alexandria      Egypt           2-2
 26   2- 3-86   Alexandria      Egypt           1-0
 27  26- 3-86   Glasgow         Scotland        0-3
 28  23- 4-86   Timisoara       Soviet Union    2-1
 29  20- 8-86   Oslo            Norway          2-2
 30  10- 9-86   Bucuresti       Austria         4-0     European Champ. Qual.
 31   8-10-86   Tel-Aviv        Israel          4-2
 32  12-11-86   Sevilla         Spain           0-1     European Champ. Qual.
 33   4- 3-87   Ankara          Turkey          3-1
 34  11- 3-87   Athinai         Greece          1-1
 35  25- 3-87   Bucuresti       Albania         5-1     European Champ. Qual.
 36  29- 4-87   Bucuresti       Spain           3-1     European Champ. Qual.
 37   2- 9-87   Bydgoszcz       Poland          1-3
 38   7-10-87   Bucuresti       Greece          2-2
 39  28-10-87   Vlorë           Albania         1-0     European Champ. Qual.
 40  18-11-87   Wien            Austria         0-0     European Champ. Qual.
 41   1- 6-88   Amsterdam       Netherlands     0-2
 42  20- 9-88   Constanta       Albania         3-0
 43  19-10-88   Sofia           Bulgaria        3-1     World Cup Qualifier
 44   2-11-88   Bucuresti       Greece          3-0     World Cup Qualifier
 45  29- 3-89   Sibiu           Italy           1-0
 46  12- 4-89   Warszawa        Poland          1-2
 47  26- 4-89   Athinai         Greece          0-0     World Cup Qualifier
 48  17- 5-89   Bucuresti       Bulgaria        1-0     World Cup Qualifier
 49  31- 8-89   Setúbal         Portugal        0-0
 50   5- 9-89   Nitra           Czechoslovakia  0-2
 51  11-10-89   København       Denmark         0-3     World Cup Qualifier
 52  15-11-89   Bucuresti       Denmark         3-1     World Cup Qualifier
 53   4- 2-90   Algiers         Algeria         0-0
 54  28- 3-90   Cairo           Egypt           3-1
 55   3- 4-90   Luzern          Switzerland     1-2
 56  25- 4-90   Haifa           Israel          4-1
 57  21- 5-90   Bucuresti       Egypt           1-0
 58  26- 5-90   Brussel         Belgium         2-2
 59  14- 6-90   Bari            Cameroon        1-2     World Cup
 60  18- 6-90   Napoli          Argentina       1-1     World Cup
 61  25- 6-90   Genova          Ireland         0-0 [1] World Cup
 62  12- 9-90   Glasgow         Scotland        1-2     European Champ. Qual.
 63  17-10-90   Bucuresti       Bulgaria        0-3     European Champ. Qual.
 64  27- 3-91   Serravalle      San Marino      3-1     European Champ. Qual.
 65   3- 4-91   Neuchâtel       Switzerland     0-0     European Champ. Qual.
 66  17- 4-91   Cáceres         Spain           2-0
 67  16-10-91   Bucuresti       Scotland        1-0     European Champ. Qual.
 68  13-11-91   Bucuresti       Switzerland     1-0     European Champ. Qual.
 69  20-11-91   Sofia           Bulgaria        1-1     European Champ. Qual.
 70   6- 5-92   Bucuresti       Faroe Islands   7-0     World Cup Qualifier
 71  20- 5-92   Bucuresti       Wales           5-1     World Cup Qualifier
 72  14-10-92   Brussel         Belgium         0-1     World Cup Qualifier
 73  14-11-92   Bucuresti       Czechoslovakia  1-1     World Cup Qualifier
 74  29-11-92   Larnaka         Cyprus          4-1     World Cup Qualifier
 75  14- 4-93   Bucuresti       Cyprus          2-1     World Cup Qualifier
 76   2- 6-93   Kosice          Czechoslovakia  2-5     World Cup Qualifier
 77   8- 9-93   Toftir          Faroe Islands   4-0     World Cup Qualifier
 78  13-10-93   Bucuresti       Belgium         2-1     World Cup Qualifier
 79  17-11-93   Cardiff         Wales           2-1     World Cup Qualifier
 80  23- 3-94   Belfast         N. Ireland      0-2
 81  12- 6-94   Mission Viejo   Sweden          1-1
 82  18- 6-94   Los Angeles     Colombia        3-1     World Cup
 83  22- 6-94   Detroit         Switzerland     1-4     World Cup
 84  26- 6-94   Los Angeles     United States   1-0     World Cup
 85   3- 7-94   Los Angeles     Argentina       3-2     World Cup
 86  10- 7-94   San Francisco   Sweden          2-2 [2] World Cup
 87   8-10-94   St.-Etienne     France          0-0     European Champ. Qual.
 88  12-10-94   London          England         1-1
 89  12-11-94   Bucuresti       Slovakia        3-2     European Champ. Qual.
 90  14-12-94   Tel-Aviv        Israel          1-1     European Champ. Qual.
 91  29- 3-95   Bucuresti       Poland          2-1     European Champ. Qual.
 92  11-10-95   Bucuresti       France          1-3     European Champ. Qual.
 93  15-11-95   Kosice          Slovakia        2-0     European Champ. Qual.
 94  27- 3-96   Beograd         Yugoslavia      0-1
 95  24- 4-96   Bucuresti       Georgia         5-0
 96   1- 6-96   Bucuresti       Moldova         3-1
 97  10- 6-96   Newcastle       France          0-1     European Championship
 98  13- 6-96   Newcastle       Bulgaria        0-1     European Championship
 99  18- 6-96   Leeds           Spain           1-2     European Championship
100  18- 9-96   Bucuresti       UA Emirates     1-2
101   9-10-96   Reykjavík       Iceland         4-0     World Cup Qualifier
102  29- 3-97   Bucuresti       Liechtenstein   8-0     World Cup Qualifier
103   2- 4-97   Vilnius         Lithuania       1-0     World Cup Qualifier
104  30- 4-97   Bucuresti       Ireland         1-0     World Cup Qualifier
105  10- 9-97   Bucuresti       Iceland         4-0     World Cup Qualifier
106  11-10-97   Dublin          Ireland         1-1     World Cup Qualifier
107  19-11-97   Palma de Mall.  Spain           1-1
108  22- 4-98   Brussel         Belgium         1-1
109   3- 6-98   Bucuresti       Paraguay        3-2
110   6- 6-98   Ploiesti        Moldova         5-1
111  15- 6-98   Lyon            Colombia        1-0     World Cup
112  22- 6-98   Toulouse        England         2-1     World Cup
113  26- 6-98   Paris St.-Denis Tunisia         1-1     World Cup
114  30- 6-98   Bordeaux        Croatia         0-1     World Cup
115   5- 6-99   Bucuresti       Hungary         2-0     European Champ. Qual.
116   4- 9-99   Bratislava      Slovakia        5-1     European Champ. Qual.
117   8- 9-99   Bucuresti       Portugal        1-1     European Champ. Qual.
118   9-10-99   Vaduz           Liechtenstein   3-0     European Champ. Qual.
119  29- 3-00   Athinai         Greece          0-2 
120  26- 4-00   Constanta       Cyprus          2-0  
121  28- 5-00   Amsterdam       Netherlands     1-2
122  12- 6-00   Liège           Germany         1-1     European Championship
123  17- 6-00   Arnhem          Portugal        0-1     European Championship
124  24- 6-00   Brussel         Italy           0-2     European Championship 

[1] Romania lost 4-5 on penalty kicks.
[2] Romania lost 4-5 on penalty kicks.

NB: note that the FRF removed the match on 22- 1-1984
    (vs. Ecuador U-23, 3-1) in 2007

Total Record  

Matches  Won Draw Lost  For Against  Points  Percentage
   124    57   36   31  204- 127     150      60.48

Types of Matches
Friendlies             50      
World Cup Qualifiers   30      
World Cup              12
European Champ. Qual.  24
European Championship   8

Total                 124

Goals:

Cap  13     1 goal
Cap  15     1 goal
Cap  17     1 goal
Cap  19     1 goal
Cap  21     1 goal
Cap  28     1 goal
Cap  29     1 goal
Cap  30     1 goal
Cap  34     1 goal
Cap  35     1 goal
Cap  42     1 goal
Cap  44     1 goal
Cap  55     1 goal
Cap  56     1 goal
Cap  64     1 goal
Cap  67     1 goal
Cap  70     1 goal
Cap  71     2 goals
Cap  74     1 goal
Cap  79     1 goal
Cap  81     1 goal
Cap  82     1 goal
Cap  83     1 goal
Cap  85     1 goal
Cap  89     1 goal
Cap  93     1 goal
Cap 101     1 goal
Cap 102     1 goal
Cap 105     2 goals
Cap 106     1 goal
Cap 109     1 goal
Cap 116     1 goal
Cap 117     1 goal

Total:     35 goals



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