IN the current football landscape, it’s hard to imagine that Bucharest, the capital of Romania, once provided the world with a European champion. It’s 33 years since Steaua won the European Cup, beating Terry Venables’ Barcelona on penalties in Sevilla. At the time, it was considered to have been a major shock, but it was no fluke, for Steaua were back in the final 1989, losing 4-0 to AC Milan in the Nou Camp. There was a time when trips to Bucharest made western European clubs shiver in anticipation of a tough tie in intimidating circumstances. Not so today, for Romanian clubs barely register in major club competitions and the Romanian game is, generally, at a low ebb – the last time the national…