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The Best Soccer Players from Greece

Updated August 17, 2019 14.2k votes 1.5k voters 88.6k views101 items

List of the best soccer players from Greece. List includes the top soccer (or “football”) players from Greece, along with photos when available. This list of best Greek soccer players is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest players are at the top of the list. If you're searching for a particular famous Greek soccer player you can use the "search" box to find what you're looking for.

List features Kostas Kiassos, Stelios Giannakopoulos and more.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Greek footballers?" and "Who is the greatest Greek soccer player of all time?"

You can click on the names of these popular soccer players of Greece in order to get more information about each one. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of popular Greek soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.
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    Vasilis Hatzipanagis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Greece
    Vasilis "Vasia" Hatzipanagis (Greek: Βασίλης Χατζηπαναγής, Greek pronunciation: [va'silis... more on Wikipedia
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    Kostas Manolas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Greece
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    BirthplaceNaxos, Greece

    NationalityGreece

    Konstantinos "Kostas" Manolas (Greek: Κωνσταντίνος "Κώστας" Μανωλάς, pronounced... more on Wikipedia
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    Giorgos Karagounis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Greece
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    BirthplacePyrgos, Greece

    NationalityGreece

    Georgios "Giorgos" Karagounis (Greek: Γεώργιος "Γιώργος" Καραγκούνης; born 6 March 1977) is a... more on Wikipedia
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    Sokratis Papastathopoulos is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Greece

    BirthplaceKalamata, Greece

    NationalityGreece

    Sokratis Papastathopoulos (Greek: Σωκράτης Παπασταθόπουλος, pronounced [soˈkratis... more on Wikipedia
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    Theodoros Zagorakis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Greece
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    Theodoros Zagorakis

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceKavala, Greece

    NationalityGreece

    Theodoros "Theo" Zagorakis (Greek: Θεόδωρος Ζαγοράκης; born 27 October 1971) is a Greek... more on Wikipedia
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    Mimis Domazos is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Greece
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    Mimis Domazos

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceAmpelokipoi, Athens

    NationalityGreece

    Dimitrios "Mimis" Domazos (Greek: Δημήτρης Δομάζος), (born 22 January 1942) is a retired Greek... more on Wikipedia
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    Antonios Nikopolidis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Greece
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    BirthplaceArta, Greece

    NationalityGreece

    Antonios Nikopolidis (Greek: Αντώνιος Νικοπολίδης; born 14 January 1971) is a former Greek... more on Wikipedia
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    Vassilios Tsiartas is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Greece
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    Vassilios Tsiartas

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceAlexandreia, Greece, Greece

    NationalityGreece

    Vassilios Tsiartas (Greek: Βασίλης Τσιάρτας) (born on 12 November 1972) is a retired Greek... more on Wikipedia
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    Georgios Samaras is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Greece
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    Georgios Samaras

    Forward, Midfielder

    BirthplaceHeraklion, Greece

    NationalityGreece

    Georgios Samaras (Greek: Γιώργος Σαμαράς, pronounced [ˈʝorɣos samaˈras], born 21 February... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Traianos Dellas is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Greece
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    Traianos Dellas

    Defender

    BirthplaceThessaloniki, Greece

    NationalityGreece

    Traianos Dellas (Greek: Τραϊανός Δέλλας, born on 31 January 1976 in Thessaloniki, Greece) is a... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Konstantinos Mitroglou is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Greece

    BirthplaceKavala, Greece

    NationalityGreece

    Konstantinos "Kostas" Mitroglou (Greek: Κωνσταντίνος "Κώστας" Μήτρογλου, pronounced... more on Wikipedia
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    Kostas Katsouranis is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Greece
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    Kostas Katsouranis

    Defender, Midfielder

    BirthplacePatras, Greece

    NationalityGreece

    Konstantinos "Kostas" Katsouranis - Cazzo (Greek: Κωνσταντίνος "Κώστας" Κατσουράνης; born 21... more on Wikipedia
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    Dimitris Saravakos is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Greece
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    Dimitris Saravakos

    Forward, Midfielder

    BirthplaceGreece

    NationalityGreece

    Dimitris Saravakos (Greek: Δημήτρης Σαραβάκος) (born 26 July 1961), nicknamed O Μικρός (The... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Angelos Basinas is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Greece
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    Angelos Basinas

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceChalcis, Greece

    NationalityGreece

    Angelos Basinas (Greek: Άγγελος Μπασινάς pronounced [ˈaɲɟelos basiˈnas], born on 3 January... more on Wikipedia
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    Demis Nikolaidis is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Greece
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    BirthplaceGiessen, Germany

    NationalityGreece,West Germany

    Themistoklis "Demis" Nikolaidis (Greek: Θεμιστοκλής "Ντέμης" Νικολαΐδης) (born 17 September... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Angelos Charisteas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Greece
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    Angelos Charisteas

    Forward, Midfielder

    BirthplaceSerres, Greece

    NationalityGreece

    Angelos Charisteas (Greek: Άγγελος Χαριστέας, pronounced [ˈaɲɟelos xariˈste.as]; born 9... more on Wikipedia
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    Giourkas Seitaridis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Greece
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    Giourkas Seitaridis

    Defender

    BirthplacePiraeus, Greece

    NationalityGreece

    Georgios "Giourkas" Seitaridis (Greek: Γεώργιος "Γιούρκας" Σεϊταρίδης [ʝeˈorʝioz ˈʝurkas... more on Wikipedia
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    Vasilis Torosidis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Greece
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    Vasilis Torosidis

    Defender, Forward

    BirthplaceXanthi, Greece

    NationalityGreece

    Vasileios "Vasilis" Torosidis (Greek: Βασίλειος "Βασίλης" Τοροσίδης; born 10 June 1985) is a... more on Wikipedia
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    Stelios Giannakopoulos is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Greece
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    Stelios Giannakopoulos

    Forward, Midfielder

    BirthplaceAthens, Greece

    NationalityGreece

    Stylianos "Stelios" Giannakopoulos (Greek: Στυλιανός "Στέλιος" Γιαννακόπουλος; born 12 July... more on Wikipedia
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    Nikos Machlas is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Greece
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    Nikos Machlas

    Forward

    BirthplaceHeraklion, Greece

    NationalityGreece

    Nikolaos Machlas (Greek: Νίκος Μαχλάς, born 16 June 1973) is a Greek retired footballer and... more on Wikipedia
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    Stelios Manolas is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Greece
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    Stelios Manolas

    Defender

    BirthplaceNaxos, Greece

    NationalityGreece

    Stylianos "Stelios" Manolas (Greek: Στέλιος Μανωλάς) (born 13 July 1961) is a Greek former... more on Wikipedia
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    Nikos Liberopoulos is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Greece
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    Nikos Liberopoulos

    Forward

    BirthplaceFiliatra, Greece

    NationalityGreece

    Nikolaos "Nikos" Liberopoulos (Greek: Νίκος Λυμπερόπουλος; born on 4 August 1975) is a retired... more on Wikipedia
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    Giorgos Sideris is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Greece
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    Giorgos Sideris

    Forward

    BirthplacePiraeus, Greece

    NationalityGreece

    Giorgos Sideris is a retired Greek football striker and is considered one of the greatest... more on Wikipedia
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    Dimitris Salpingidis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Greece
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    Dimitris Salpingidis

    Forward, Midfielder

    BirthplaceThessaloniki, Greece

    NationalityGreece

    Dimitrios "Dimitris" Salpingidis (Greek: Δημήτρης Σαλπιγγίδης; born 18 August 1981) is a... more on Wikipedia
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    Georgios Delikaris is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Greece
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    Georgios Delikaris

    Georgios Delikaris (Greek: Γεώργιος Δεληκάρης) is a former Greek football player, who spent... more on Wikipedia
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