Anastasios Pantos

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Anastasios Pantos
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Personal information
Full name Anastasios Pantos
Date of birth (1976-05-05) 5 May 1976 (age 38)
Place of birth Athens, Greece
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2003 Proodeftiki 95 (6)
2003–2010 Olympiacos 132 (0)
2010–2013 PAS Giannina 80 (0)
Total 307 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 February 2011.
† Appearances (Goals).

Anastasios “Tasos” Pantos is a Greek footballer who plays for PAS Giannina. He was born 5 May 1976. His Height is 1,70m and his weight is 71 kg. He primarily plays the right back position, but he can also operate as a left back. Over the years, Pantos has become famous for his speed, steady physical condition and his exceptional work ethic. Playing for Olympiacos, Pantos won 5 Greek Championships and 4 Greek Cups. His shirt number is 30.

Club career[edit]

Proodeftiki[edit]

Born in 1976, he established himself in the Proodeftiki team in 1998/99. The club's star dipped as they were relegated the following season, yet Pantos remained at the Korrydallos stadium and was an influential figure as they won promotion back to the Alpha Ethniki two years later. He scored his first top-flight goal for Proodeftiki against AEK Athens FC in December 2002. After playing regularly for Proodeftiki in 2002/03, he announced in April that he would be leaving the club at the end of the season after agreeing, along with team-mates Thymios Koulouheris and Alekos Tatsis, to join Olympiacos FC.

Olympiacos[edit]

He signed a two-year contract with an option for a similar extension. Pantos adapted well in Piraeus, starting 23 league matches and also played five UEFA Champions League games.

He began 2004/05 at right-back due to Dimitrios Mavrogenidis's knee injury, then switched to the left flank when Stylianos Venetidis was ruled out. Played in 26 league matches as Olympiacos clinched the double, but received their only red cards both in the domestic championship – a 2–0 victory at Panionios FC – and UEFA Champions League, the 1–0 win against Liverpool FC. The next season he took part in the majority of their double-winning games but received another UEFA Champions League red card against Rosenborg BK.

PAS Giannina[edit]

On 9 July 2010 Pantos signed a two year contract for PAS Giannina.[1] His hard working style of play was appreciated by the PAS Giannina supporters.[2]

Honours[edit]

Olympiacos

PAS Giannina

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ανακοίνωσε Πάντο ο ΠΑΣ Γιάννινα" (in Greek). Contra.gr. 9 July 2010. Retrieved 4 February 2011. 
  2. ^ "Τάσος Πάντος: Θέλω να ζήσω μεγάλες στιγμές και στα Γιάννινα" (in Greek). gianninasports.gr. 28 January 2011. Retrieved 4 February 2011. 

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