Charalambos Xanthopoulos

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Babis Xanthopoulos
Personal information
Full name Charalambos Xanthopoulos
Date of birth (1956-08-29) 29 August 1956 (age 58)
Place of birth Thessaloniki, Greece
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1975–1987 Iraklis 283 (14)
1987–1988 Pierikos 52 (7)
National team
1978–1985 Greece 27 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 February 2011.
† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 3 February 2011

Charalambos (Babis) Xanthopoulos (Greek: Μπάμπης Ξανθόπουλος; born 29 August 1956) is a former Greek footballer.

Club career[edit]

He spent most of his career with Iraklis being third in league appearances for the club with 283.[1] Xanthopoulos was in the starting line-up of Iraklis in the 1976 Cup final, that earned him and the club the only nationwide title to date.[2] He finished his career with Pierikos appearing in 52 matches for the club and scoring 7 goals.[3][4]

International career[edit]

He earned 27 caps for the Greece national football team, and participated in UEFA Euro 1980.[5] He made his debut in an away win against Australia on 11 June 1978.[6]

Achievements[edit]

Iraklis

References[edit]

  1. ^ ΡΕΚΟΡ ΤΗΣ ΟΜΑΔΑΣ ΠΟΔΟΣΦΑΙΡΟΥ (in Greek). Irakleideas. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Σαν σήμερα γράφεται το έπος του 1976". Bluearena.gr. 9 June 2013. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "Όλες οι Συμμετοχές". Σύνδεσμος Φίλων Ιστορίας Πιερικού (Pierikos History Club). Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "Σκόρερς όλων των επίσημων αγώνων". Σύνδεσμος Φίλων Ιστορίας Πιερικού (Pierikos History Club). Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  5. ^ Συμμετοχές Γκολ Ξ (in Greek). Hellenic Football Federation. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  6. ^ Εθνική Ανδρών 1976-1980 (in Greek). Hellenic Football Federation. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 

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