|Intro||Bulgarian football player|
|Is||Athlete Football player Association football player|
|Birth||19 May 1988, Sofia, Sofia Capital Municipality, Sofia City Province, Bulgaria|
Yulian Kurtelov - Yuli (Bulgarian: Юлиян Куртелов - Юли) (born 19 May 1988) is Bulgarian professional football player. He plays as winger, attacking midfielder and striker. He is several times youth champion and three times republic champion with CSKA Sofia and top goalscorer of the team. His stronger foot is the right, but he can also play down both flanks.
Kurtelov was born on 19 May 1988 in Sofia. He was in the school of CSKA since 2003. His mentor at the time of set '88 was Alexander Yordanov.
In 2005, when Kurtelov was 17 years old, he was spotted by the coach of CSKA, Miodrag Ješić, who took him in the first team as one of the most talented and perspective players in the red school.
Kurtelov is a three-time national champion of the country with CSKA (Sofia)-youths and winner of Bulgarian Cup with CSKA (Sofia) in 2006.
After appointing Plamen Markov as head coach of the team, Yulian Kurtelov returned to the youth teams of CSKA Sofia. However, specialist from Sevlievo enabled talented striker for practice in a control match against the team of PFC Vidima-Rakovski Sevlievo where Kurtelov along with two boys from the school of reds, Mihail Aleksandrov and Nikolay Chipev, left a great impression in the game. Took part in the qualification matches for national teams of Bulgaria U17, U19 and U21 years. For all youth teams of Bulgaria he has played 16 games in which scored seven goals.
From 2007 to 2011, he played for several teams in the second and third level of the Bulgarian football. In 2011, he moved for a short period to Italy, after that he started playing in 5th level of German football with SV Schwarzhofen. He spend two years before his transfer to TV Wackersdorf. While playing for TV Wackersdorf, he also plays for 1.Futsal Club Schwandorf, where in 2015/2016 season they will be playing in the third level of German futsal. With his futsal team for two years, he succeeded to be promoted to the highest level in German Futsal League. After having some injuries he retired from futsal and concentrate himself only on football.
The "dark" side from his career in Germany was the 6 months ban out of official matches, because of a hard contravention and contact with a referее. The result from this punishment was more than stimulating for him to prove and affirm as a professional footballer with talent and skills, so he returned staid, calm, serious and intelligent more than ever!!!
During the winter pause in season 2016/2017, he changed his club status to 1.FC Neunburg v.W. which compete in the 6th level of German football. Since then, his career seems to be rеvived. Scoring 22 goals in 13 matches in the regular season and adding also 2 goals in 2 matches in the relegation duel, helping the team to "survive". In season 2017/2018 his team finished at first place and won a promotion - 26 matches played; 19 wins 3 draws 10 losses; 81:37 g.d.. The statistics of Yuli for the season are: 20 matches, 30 goals and 10 assists.
Yulian Kurtelov during his early career in CSKA Sofia. One of the most talented players for his age.
Playing in the "eternal" derby versus the rivals from Levski Sofia. Yulian Kurtelov is one of the fans' favorite young players, for his often scoring against the team from Poduyane.
CSKA Sofia (U18) - Levski Sofia (U18)