Christina Sampanidis

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Christina Sampanidis
Personal information
Full name Hristina Sampanidou
Date of birth (1988-12-05) 5 December 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth Remscheid, West Germany
Height 1.64 m (5 ft 4 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
ŽFK Mašinac
Number 3
Youth career
1997–2001 TuRa Wermelskirchen
2001–2004 TG Hilgen 04
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2007 PAOK F.C. 67 (2)
2007–2010 ŽFK Mašinac 74 (3)
2010 Bayer 04 Leverkusen 0 (0)
2010– ŽFK Mašinac 15 (0)
National team
2005–2007 Serbia U-19 17 (0)
2007– Serbia 12 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Christina Sampanidis (born 12 May 1988) is a female footballer currently playing for ŽFK Mašinac PZP Niš.[1] She represents the Serbia national team, the country of her mother.


Sampanidis began her career with nine years on youthside for TuRa Wermelskirchen and joined 2001 to TG Hilgen 04.[2] After three years with TG Hilgen 04 signed in July 2004 for his fathers former club PAOK F.C.. She won in three years for PAOK F.C. two national championships[3] and moved than to the land of her mother Serbia who signed for ŽFK Mašinac PZP Niš.[4] He played for ŽFK Mašinac 74 games and scored 3 goalss in three years, before returning to Germany to sign for Bayer 04 Leverkusen.[5] Without having played a Bundesliga match, on 5 October 2010 resigned her contract with Bayer 04 Leverkusen and returned to ŽFK Mašinac.[6]

International career[edit]

She is former Serbia U-19 and since 2007 regular starter for the Serbia women's national football team.[7]

Personal life[edit]

Her father Dimitris, a Greek, is a former professional player of PAOK Thessaloniki F.C., whiler her mother Suzana comes from Serbia.[8]