Aristidis Kamaras

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Aristidis Kamaras
Personal information
Full name Aristidis Kamaras
Date of birth (1939-03-02) 2 March 1939 (age 78)
Playing position Centre back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1954–1961 Apollon Athens 44 (2)
1961–1973 Panathinaikos 305 (18)
Total 359 (20)
National team
1960–1971 Greece 30 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Kamaras at the 1971 European Cup Final

Aristidis Kamaras (Greek: Αριστείδης Καμάρας), (born 2 March 1939) is a retired Greek footballer and lawyer.

He started his career at Apollon Athens as a defender. His career at Apollon didn't last long as Panathinaikos picked him up at a young age in the Summer of 1961.

Kamaras played as a right back and a defensive midfielder for PAO for 12 years. He won 6 league titles with the "Greens" and was one of the key men that took PAO to the 1971 European Cup Final v. Ajax Amsterdam. He was the scorer of the 3rd vital goal which was to take PAO past Red Star Belgrade into the final. He also scored PAO'S lone goal in Belgrade that gave the team hope for the return leg after losing 4-1.

Kamaras also played for the National Football Team for 14 years (30 caps). He made his debut vs Denmark in 1960 in a friendly game Greece lost 7-2 in Copenhagen.[1]

After retirement, he entered the legal profession full-time. He came back to football as President of Apollon Athens.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mamrud, Roberto (6 April 2011). "Greece - Record International Players". RSSSF. 

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