Barca ex-captain Popescu turns 51
Romania national and ex-Barcelona captain Gheorghe Popescu turns 51 on 9 October and his former club celebrates his birthday with the footage of his brilliant strike.
Popescu has been named Romania Player of the Year six times. The powerful defender spent two years at the Camp Nou - between 1995 and 1997 and was soon named the Barcelona captain. He led the team to the Copa del Rey triumph and the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup title.
In total, he made 96 appearances for the Catalan giants and netted 13 goals during this run.
Happy birthday, legend!