Michalis Pavlis

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Michalis Pavlis
Personal information
Date of birth (1989-09-29) 29 September 1989 (age 24)
Place of birth Mytilene, Greece
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
AEK Athens
Youth career
–2005 Aetos Loutron
2005–2007 AEK Athens
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2011 AEK Athens 25 (2)
2010–2011 Ethnikos Asteras (loan) 9 (0)
2011 Elpidoforos ? (?)
2011–2012 Kavala 15 (11)
2012–2014 AEK Athens 15 (2)
National team
2006–2008 Greece U19 17 (10)
2008–2010 Greece U21 6 (1)
Teams managed
2014– AEK Athens U17 (assistant)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21-04–2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 30-05–2008

Michalis Pavlis (Greek: Μιχάλης Παυλής, born on 29 September 1989 in Mytilene) is a retired Greek footballer who last played for AEK Athens, as Forward. He is currently assistant manager at AEK's U-17 team.

Club career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Before joining AEK, Pavlis was a member of a regional team in Mytilene called Aetos Loutron.

AEK Athens[edit]

He made his debut against Sevilla FC (3 September 2007) in the second leg of the UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round. Pavlis played for 30 minutes, in his time on the pitch he won a penalty.During the 2007–08 season, Pavlis went on to make his league debut for AEK, and scored his first senior goal vs Veria on January 12. He ended his first senior season with 6 appearances in total scoring 1 goal. His second season was even better making 15 appearances in total for AEK scoring twice. His first goal of the season was a 30 yard strike in AEK's UEFA Cup Second qualifying round qualifier versus Omonia. In 2010, Michalis Pavlis decided to leave AEK, continuing his career at Ethnikos Asteras, Elpidoforos and Kavala. In the summer of 2012, he returned to his favorite team, AEK, playing in 13 matches with 2 goals. Although AEK relegated to the third category, he renewed his contract.

On 2 January 2014 he announced his retirement from professional football, due to multiple sclerosis.[1]

International career[edit]

Pavlis was first called up to the Greece national under-19 football team in 2006. Since then, he has made 15 appearances and scored 7 goals. Pavlis was a key figure in the national team qualifying for the 2008 UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship, scoring 6 goals including a hat-trick against Luxembourg.

Career statistics[edit]

As of 22 April 2013[2][3]
Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Greece League Greek Cup Europe Total
2007–08 AEK Athens Super League 5 1 0 0 1 0 8 1
2008–09 10 1 3 0 2 1 15 2
2009–10 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
2012–13 13 2 1 0 - - 14 2
2013–14 AEK Athens Football League 2 2 0 0 0 - - 2 0
Total Greece 40 4 4 0 3 1 47 5
Career total 40 4 4 0 3 1 47 5

Other records[edit]

  • Pavlis is the youngest AEK player to have played in a European competition.
  • He is also the youngest Greek player to have won a penalty in a European competition.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Το συγκινητικό αντίο του Μιχάλη Παυλή" (in Greek). το κουτί της Πανδώρας. 2 January 2014. Retrieved 2 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Θα δοκιμάσει Παυλή, θα συζητήσει με Τσουκαλά!" [Pavlis on trial, in negotiations with Tsoukalas!] (in Greek). SentraGoal.gr. 18 July 2012. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  3. ^ Motsis, Vasillis (1 February 2011). "Στον Ελπιδοφόρο ο Παυλής!" [Pavlis at Elpidoforos!]. Goal News (in Greek). Retrieved 2 September 2012. 

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