Greece naitional fitbaw team

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Greece
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)Ethniki (Naitional)
Galanolefki (Sky blue-white)
Piratiko (Pirate Ship)
AssociationHellenic Fitbaa Federation (HFF)
(Ελληνική Ποδοσφαιρική Ομοσπονδία)
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Heid coachJohn van't Schip
CaiptainKostas Stafylidis
Maist kaipsGiorgos Karagounis (139)
Tap scorerNikos Anastopoulos (29)
Hame stadiumKaraiskakis Stadium
FIFA codeGRE
First colours
Second colours
FIFA rankin
Current 58 Increase 2 (24 October 2019)[1]
Heichest8 (Aprile 2008 – Juin 2008; October 2011)
Lawest66 (September 1998)
Elo rankin
Current 65 Decrease 13 (18 October 2019)[2]
Heichest7 (August 2004)
Lawest78 (Mey 1963, November 1963)
First international
 Greece 1–4 Italy 
(Athens, Greece; 7 Aprile 1929)
Biggest win
 Greece 8–0 Sirie 
(Athens, Greece; 25 November 1949)
Biggest defeat
 Hungary 11–1 Greece 
(Budapest, Hungary; 25 March 1938)
Warld Cup
Appearances3 (first in 1994)
Best resultRoond o 16, 2014
European Championship
Appearances4 (first in 1980)
Best resultChampions, 2004
Confederations Cup
Appearances1 (first in 2005)
Best resultGroup Stage, 2005

The Greek naitional fitbaw team (Greek: Εθνική Ελλάδος, Ethniki Ellados) represents Greece in association fitbaw an is controlled bi the Hellenic Fitbaa Federation, the govrenin body for fitbaw in Greece.


Players[eedit | eedit soorce]

Current squad[eedit | eedit soorce]

The final squad for the 2014 FIFA Warld Cup.
Players' records are accurate as o 29 Juin 2014 efter the gemme against Costa Rica.

0#0 Pos. Player Date o birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Orestis Karnezis (1985-07-11) 11 Julie 1985 (age 34) 23 0 Italy Udinese
12 1GK Panagiotis Glykos (1986-06-03) 3 Juin 1986 (age 33) 3 0 Greece PAOK
13 1GK Stefanos Kapino (1994-03-18) 18 Mairch 1994 (age 25) 2 0 Greece Panathinaikos

3 2DF Georgios Tzavellas (1987-11-26) 26 November 1987 (age 32) 13 0 Greece PAOK
4 2DF Kostas Manolas (1991-06-14) 14 Juin 1991 (age 28) 13 0 Greece Olympiacos
15 2DF Vasilis Torosidis (1985-06-10) 10 Juin 1985 (age 34) 70 7 Italy Roma
19 2DF Sokratis Papastathopoulos (1988-06-09) 9 Juin 1988 (age 31) 51 1 Germany Borussia Dortmund
20 2DF José Holebas (1984-06-27) 27 Juin 1984 (age 35) 26 1 Greece Olympiacos

2 3MF Giannis Maniatis (1986-10-12) 12 October 1986 (age 33) 34 0 Greece Olympiacos
6 3MF Alexandros Tziolis (1985-02-13) 13 Februar 1985 (age 34) 49 1 Greece PAOK
8 3MF Panagiotis Kone (1987-07-26) 26 Julie 1987 (age 32) 19 1 Italy Bologna
10 3MF Giorgos Karagounis (captain) (1977-03-06) 6 Mairch 1977 (age 42) 139 10 Unattached
16 3MF Lazaros Christodoulopoulos (1986-12-19) 19 December 1986 (age 32) 21 1 Italy Verona
18 3MF Giannis Fetfatzidis (1990-12-21) 21 December 1990 (age 28) 21 3 Italy Genoa
21 3MF Kostas Katsouranis (1979-06-21) 21 Juin 1979 (age 40) 114 10 Unattached
22 3MF Andreas Samaris (1989-06-13) 13 Juin 1989 (age 30) 6 1 Greece Olympiacos
23 3MF Panagiotis Tachtsidis (1992-02-15) 15 Februar 1992 (age 27) 6 0 Italy Genoa

7 4FW Giorgos Samaras (1985-02-21) 21 Februar 1985 (age 34) 78 9 Unattached
9 4FW Kostas Mitroglou (1988-03-12) 12 Mairch 1988 (age 31) 35 8 Ingland Fulham
14 4FW Dimitris Salpingidis (1981-08-18) 18 August 1981 (age 38) 80 13 Greece PAOK
17 4FW Theofanis Gekas (1980-05-23) 23 Mey 1980 (age 39) 76 24 Turkey Konyaspor
  1. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 24 October 2019. Retrieved 24 October 2019. 
  2. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 18 October 2019. Retrieved 18 October 2019.