Giorgos Karagounis


Giorgos Karagounis Bio

Who is Giorgos Karagounis

Georgios "Giorgos" Karagounis is a Greek professional football player who plays as a midfielder. Internationally, Karagounis was the representator of the Greece national team from 1999 to 2014.

Early Life (Childhood)

He was born in in Pyrgos, Greece.He spent his childhood in there and finished his schooling. In 1996 at the age of 19 he officially begun his Professional Footballing Career from Apollon Smyrni F.C.

Interesting Facts

He played 139 international matches spanning 139 caps over 15 years and become the most capped player of the Greek national team . He was the Greek champaion of UEFA Euro 2004.

Personal Life

After signing the contract with Fulham, he began to reside at the Thames-side flat.He then got married to one year exactly after out Euro 2004 victory and had three children two sons and a daughter.


After two seasons with Apollon, Georgios began his youth career joining at Panathinaikos and played there then Internazionale,Benfica and Fulham and he was a very regular Goalscorer with the clubs.


His style of play has gained him an immense amount of respect from his teammates, opponents, and fans by his gritty, tough style of play.The 37-year-old Karagounis ended his playing career in June 2014.