Krasimir Bezinski, Bulgarian footballer, Died at 57

Krasimir Bezinski was born on June 29, 1961, and died on April 22, 2019 from colorectal cancer.

He was a Bulgarian footballer and football coach.

Krasimir professional playing profession as a defender spanned nearly 20 years, during which he played for five clubs: Pirin Blagoevgrad, CSKA Sofia, Portimonense, Maccabi Ironi Ashdod and Hapoel Petah Tikva.

He also earned 21 appearances for the Bulgarian national team.

Born in Blagoevgrad, Krasimir began his career at local club Pirin, where he played 57 matches between 1978 and 1981.

Then he left to join CSKA Sofia. Krasimir spent eight seasons with CSKA, where he won four Bulgarian League titles, five Bulgarian Cups and three Cups of the Soviet Army.

In 1989, Krasimir joined Portuguese side Portimonense, where he played 80 matches for two and a half seasons.

After leaving the club in January 1992, Krasimir re-joined CSKA Sofia, where he won the title in 1992 and the cup in 1993.

Then Krasimir spent one season in Israel with Maccabi Ironi Ashdod and Hapoel Petah Tikva. In 1994 to 1995 season he appeared for his first club Pirin Blagoevgrad, where he ended his playing career.

Krasimir Bezinski passed away at the age of 57 due to colorectal cancer.