Dorin Rotariu

Dorin Rotariu


Country: Romania

Date of birth: 29/07/1995 (18 years old)

Place of birth: Timisoara (Romania)

Height: 1,80m

Club career: ACS Poli Timisoara, Dinamo Bucuresti (loan), Dinamo Bucuresti (from 2013)

Current national team: Romania U-19

Position: winger, secondary striker, striker

Preferred foot: left

Market value (by 450,000 €  

Contract until: 30.06.2019

Similar type of player: Robin van Persie



– pace

– acceleration

– dribbling

– finishing

– balance

– shot power

– off the ball

– flair


Style of play:

– false “9”

– likes to try to beat offside trap

– counter attack threat

– likes to dribble

– shots on goal with power and pace


He is best suited to playing as:

Secondary striker in 4-4-2.







League summary:

Liga I 2012/2013: 7 matches/0 goals (Dinamo Bucuresti)

Liga I 2013/2014 (ongoing): 12 matches/4 goals (Dinamo Bucuresti)



Dorin made his debut in Liga I at Dinamo Bucuresti, where he was on loan from ACS Poli Timisoara in September 2012. Poli’s manager, Valentin Velcea wanted to keep the player, but Rotariu wanted to make a big step forward and decided to join Dinamo where he could play alongside many teammates from the national U-19 squad. His first game in Liga I was played in March 2013, against Concordia Chiajna. He was only 17 years and eight months old at that time. During the current season he became a first team regular and a real star of “The Red Dogs”. He already scored 4 goals, including one against Steaua in famous Romanian “Eternal Derby”. He is part of Romania U-19 squad, but already made his debut for the U-21 national team in August 2013, in a friendly game against Cyprus.



“I like Dorin Rotariu, he is extremely talented, but Dinamo have to take care of his appropriate development.”

(Victor Piturca – manager of the Romanian national team)


Football Talent Scout potential rating:

8/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall






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