Nikos Liberopoulos

Nikos Liberopoulos

Name Nikos Liberopoulos
Profession Soccer Player
Date of Birth 1975-08-04
Place of Birth Greece
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Birth Sign Leo

About Nikos Liberopoulos

Footballer who became known for his abilities as a striker, especially his aim-to-goal shot; he is loved equally by rivals AEK Athens and Panathinaikos.

Early Life of Nikos Liberopoulos

His debut season with Kalamata blew audiences away to the point that AEK Athens and Olympiakos F.C. were battling for him; he ended up signing with Panathinaikos.

Trivia

He scored his 100th goal for AEK Athens on May 10, 2012, while previously he had accumulated 103 goals for Panathinaikos Liberopoulos, thus becoming the first player who scored 100 goals for both Athens clubs.

Family Life

His family was residing in Filiatra when he was born.

Associated With

He and Akis Zikos played for the Greece national team around the same time.

Nikos Dabizas

Nikos Dabizas

Name Nikos Dabizas
Profession Soccer Player
Date of Birth 1973-08-03
Place of Birth Greece
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Birth Sign Leo

About Nikos Dabizas

Centre back who played for Newcastle United, Leicester City, Olympiacos, and Larissa.

Early Life of Nikos Dabizas

He became a member of Pontioi Verias in 1991 when he was 18, leaving the team for Olympiacos in 1994 when he was 21.

Trivia

He made 70 appearances with the Greek national team from 1994 until 2004 and helped Greece win the 2004 European Football Championship.

Family Life

In his teens, he worked in his father’s company and never planned on becoming a professional soccer player.

Associated With

He played alongside Akis Zikos on the Greek national team.

Nikos Machlas

Nikos Machlas

Name Nikos Machlas
Profession Soccer Player
Date of Birth 1973-06-16
Place of Birth Greece
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Birth Sign Gemini

About Nikos Machlas

Former soccer striker who later served as chairman of OFI Crete.

Early Life of Nikos Machlas

He spent his youth career with OFI Crete, making his professional debut with the team in February 1991, playing in 154 games and scoring 48 goals.

Trivia

He was awarded the European Golden Boot after scoring 34 goals across 32 games in the 1997-1998 season with Vitesse.

Family Life

His family was residing in Heraklion, Crete, when he was born.

Associated With

He and fellow Greek footballer Akis Zikos were teammates on the Greek national team.

Nikos Zisis

Nikos Zisis

Name Nikos Zisis
Profession Basketball Player
Date of Birth 1983-08-16
Place of Birth Greece
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Birth Sign Leo

About Nikos Zisis

Greek guard who began his professional career in 2000, playing throughout Europe and in Russia.

Early Life of Nikos Zisis

He started playing basketball for a local Saloniki youth basketball team in 1996.

Trivia

He became known as The Lord of the Rings because of his various medals in league play and tournaments.

Family Life

He married Fani Skoufi in 2010.

Associated With

He became teammates with Antonis Fotsis on the Greek national team.

Nikos Galis

Nikos Galis

Name Nikos Galis
Profession Basketball Player
Date of Birth 1957-07-23
Place of Birth Union City, NJ
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Birth Sign Leo

About Nikos Galis

Early member of the FIBA Hall of Fame who was named one of FIBA’s 50 Greatest Players in 1991 and one of the 50 Greatest Euroleague Contributors in 2008.

Early Life of Nikos Galis

He played point guard in college, but became a shooting guard when he turned professional.

Trivia

He and the Greek national team won the 1987 EuroBasket gold medal and the 1989 EuroBasket silver medal.

Family Life

His family was residing in Union City, New Jersey, when he was born.

Associated With

He signed with Diana Ross’ agent, Bill Manon, upon graduating from college in 1979.