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Full name  Yordan Hristov Miliev
2006–2008  Lokomotiv Plovdiv
Playing position  Defender
Name  Yordan Miliev
Current team  PFC Levski Sofia
Number  55
Role  Footballer
Date joined  2009
Years  Team
Height  1.84 m

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Date of birth  (1987-10-05) 5 October 1987 (age 28)

Place of birth  Peshtera, Bulgaria

Yordan Hristov Miliev (Bulgarian: Йордан Христов Милиев; born 5 October 1987) is a Bulgarian footballer who currently plays as a defender.

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Biography

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Miliev's uncle, Ivan, was a professional footballer with the local outfit PFC Lokomotiv Plovdiv. As a youngster, Yordan supported Lokomotiv Plovdiv. Outside of football, he lists his hobbies as watching films and Formula One. Miliev is a big fan of the motoring. He also enjoys reading adventure stories.

Lokomotiv Plovdiv

Born in the small town of Peshtera, Miliev started his career in the private football school "Apoli'99" in Plovdiv. In June 2006, he signed his first professional contract with Lokomotiv Plovdiv. His first match for the team was against Farul Constanţa in the UEFA Intertoto Cup tournament. He quickly became a key figure for Lokomotiv team, as he was considered to be highly talented and reliable in the center of the defense.

Levski Sofia

On 9 January Miliev officially signed a 2.5-year contract with Levski Sofia. He became the first signing for Levski in January. He has been given the kit number 55. He chose it, because his lucky number is 5, and he wants more than just luck, so he chose 55.

Miliev made his unofficial debut for Levski in a friendly match against Red Star Belgrade. He played 45 minutes, and Levski won the match. He eventually debut for Levski on 4 March in a match against PFC Vihren Sandanski. Levski won the match and the result was 2:0. He became a Champion of Bulgaria in 2009.

Miliev made his debut in Europe on 21 July 2009 in the second match of the 2nd Qualifying round of UEFA Champions League, where Levski beaten the team of UE Sant Julià. The result of the match was 0:5 with a guest win for Levski. He scored his first goal for Levski on 8 August 2009 against Botev Plovdiv. The result of the match was 5:0 with a home win for Levski.

In 2009/2010 season Levski achieved qualifying for UEFA Europa League becoming 3rd in the final ranking. During the 2010/2011 Levski qualified for UEFA Europa League after eliminating Dundalk F.C., Kalmar FF and AIK Fotboll. Levski was drawn in Group C, facing Gent, Lille and Sporting CP.

Prior to the start of the 2012/2013 A PFG season Miliev was loaned out to Israeli club Ironi Ramat HaSharon, but in late November 2012 he returned to Levski in part due to the tense security situation in Israel. During the 2013/2014 A PFG season, Miliev was mostly confined to substitute appearances and he joined Shkëndija from neighbouring Macedonia in January 2014.

International career

He has featured for the Bulgaria U21 national side. Miliev earned his first cap for Bulgaria on 3 March 2010 in the 0:2 away loss against Poland in a friendly match.

Career Stats

As of 15 January 2014.

Awards

  • Champion of Bulgaria 2009
  • Bulgarian Supercup 2009
  • References

    Yordan Miliev Wikipedia


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