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The Best Soccer Players from Greece

Updated August 17, 2019 13.9k votes 1.6k voters 90.0k 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 Hatzipanagis1
    Vasilis "Vasia" Hatzipanagis (Greek: Βασίλης Χατζηπαναγής, Greek pronunciation: [va'silis...  more
  • Giorgos Karagounis2
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    160

    BirthplacePyrgos, Greece

    NationalityGreece

    Georgios "Giorgos" Karagounis (Greek: Γεώργιος "Γιώργος" Καραγκούνης; born 6 March 1977) is a...  more
  • Kostas Manolas3
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    160

    BirthplaceNaxos, Greece

    NationalityGreece

    Konstantinos "Kostas" Manolas (Greek: Κωνσταντίνος "Κώστας" Μανωλάς, pronounced...  more
  • Sokratis Papastathopoulos4

    BirthplaceKalamata, Greece

    NationalityGreece

    Sokratis Papastathopoulos (Greek: Σωκράτης Παπασταθόπουλος, pronounced [soˈkratis...  more
  • Theodoros Zagorakis5
    316
    112

    Theodoros Zagorakis

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceKavala, Greece

    NationalityGreece

    Theodoros "Theo" Zagorakis (Greek: Θεόδωρος Ζαγοράκης; born 27 October 1971) is a Greek...  more
  • Mimis Domazos6
    237
    92

    Mimis Domazos

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceAmpelokipoi, Athens

    NationalityGreece

    Dimitrios "Mimis" Domazos (Greek: Δημήτρης Δομάζος), (born 22 January 1942) is a retired Greek...  more
  • Vassilios Tsiartas7
    194
    74

    Vassilios Tsiartas

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceAlexandreia, Greece, Greece

    NationalityGreece

    Vassilios Tsiartas (Greek: Βασίλης Τσιάρτας) (born on 12 November 1972) is a retired Greek...  more
  • Antonios Nikopolidis8
    284
    138

    BirthplaceArta, Greece

    NationalityGreece

    Antonios Nikopolidis (Greek: Αντώνιος Νικοπολίδης; born 14 January 1971) is a former Greek...  more
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    31

    Dimitris Saravakos

    Forward, Midfielder

    BirthplaceGreece

    NationalityGreece

    Dimitris Saravakos (Greek: Δημήτρης Σαραβάκος) (born 26 July 1961), nicknamed O Μικρός (The...  more
  • Georgios Samaras10
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    181

    Georgios Samaras

    Forward, Midfielder

    BirthplaceHeraklion, Greece

    NationalityGreece

    Georgios Samaras (Greek: Γιώργος Σαμαράς, pronounced [ˈʝorɣos samaˈras], born 21 February...  more
  • Traianos Dellas11
    203
    103

    Traianos Dellas

    Defender

    BirthplaceThessaloniki, Greece

    NationalityGreece

    Traianos Dellas (Greek: Τραϊανός Δέλλας, born on 31 January 1976 in Thessaloniki, Greece) is a...  more
  • Kostas Katsouranis12
    176
    87

    Kostas Katsouranis

    Defender, Midfielder

    BirthplacePatras, Greece

    NationalityGreece

    Konstantinos "Kostas" Katsouranis - Cazzo (Greek: Κωνσταντίνος "Κώστας" Κατσουράνης; born 21...  more
  • Demis Nikolaidis13
    189
    100

    BirthplaceGiessen, Germany

    NationalityGreece,West Germany

    Themistoklis "Demis" Nikolaidis (Greek: Θεμιστοκλής "Ντέμης" Νικολαΐδης) (born 17 September...  more
  • Konstantinos Mitroglou14

    BirthplaceKavala, Greece

    NationalityGreece

    Konstantinos "Kostas" Mitroglou (Greek: Κωνσταντίνος "Κώστας" Μήτρογλου, pronounced...  more
  • Angelos Basinas15
    122
    51

    Angelos Basinas

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceChalcis, Greece

    NationalityGreece

    Angelos Basinas (Greek: Άγγελος Μπασινάς pronounced [ˈaɲɟelos basiˈnas], born on 3 January...  more
  • Giourkas Seitaridis16
    129
    59

    Giourkas Seitaridis

    Defender

    BirthplacePiraeus, Greece

    NationalityGreece

    Georgios "Giourkas" Seitaridis (Greek: Γεώργιος "Γιούρκας" Σεϊταρίδης [ʝeˈorʝioz ˈʝurkas...  more
  • Nikos Machlas17
    131
    62

    Nikos Machlas

    Forward

    BirthplaceHeraklion, Greece

    NationalityGreece

    Nikolaos Machlas (Greek: Νίκος Μαχλάς, born 16 June 1973) is a Greek retired footballer and...  more
  • Stelios Giannakopoulos18
    144
    74

    Stelios Giannakopoulos

    Forward, Midfielder

    BirthplaceAthens, Greece

    NationalityGreece

    Stylianos "Stelios" Giannakopoulos (Greek: Στυλιανός "Στέλιος" Γιαννακόπουλος; born 12 July...  more
  • Angelos Charisteas19
    174
    98

    Angelos Charisteas

    Forward, Midfielder

    BirthplaceSerres, Greece

    NationalityGreece

    Angelos Charisteas (Greek: Άγγελος Χαριστέας, pronounced [ˈaɲɟelos xariˈste.as]; born 9...  more
  • Stelios Manolas20
    146
    80

    Stelios Manolas

    Defender

    BirthplaceNaxos, Greece

    NationalityGreece

    Stylianos "Stelios" Manolas (Greek: Στέλιος Μανωλάς) (born 13 July 1961) is a Greek former...  more
  • Vasilis Torosidis21
    203
    130

    Vasilis Torosidis

    Defender, Forward

    BirthplaceXanthi, Greece

    NationalityGreece

    Vasileios "Vasilis" Torosidis (Greek: Βασίλειος "Βασίλης" Τοροσίδης; born 10 June 1985) is a...  more
  • Nikos Liberopoulos22
    123
    69

    Nikos Liberopoulos

    Forward

    BirthplaceFiliatra, Greece

    NationalityGreece

    Nikolaos "Nikos" Liberopoulos (Greek: Νίκος Λυμπερόπουλος; born on 4 August 1975) is a retired...  more
  • Georgios Delikaris23
    108
    62

    Georgios Delikaris

    Georgios Delikaris (Greek: Γεώργιος Δεληκάρης) is a former Greek football player, who spent...  more
  • Dimitris Salpingidis24
    132
    84

    Dimitris Salpingidis

    Forward, Midfielder

    BirthplaceThessaloniki, Greece

    NationalityGreece

    Dimitrios "Dimitris" Salpingidis (Greek: Δημήτρης Σαλπιγγίδης; born 18 August 1981) is a...  more
  • Giorgos Sideris25
    92
    50

    Giorgos Sideris

    Forward

    BirthplacePiraeus, Greece

    NationalityGreece

    Giorgos Sideris is a retired Greek football striker and is considered one of the greatest...  more