Christos Dimopoulos

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Christos Dimopoulos
Personal information
Date of birth (1959-09-06) 6 September 1959 (age 57)
Place of birth Gastouni, Greece
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1978–1980 Panetolikos 63 (18)
1980–1985 PAOK 106 (47)
1985–1990 Panathinaikos 112 (40)
1990–1993 Athinaikos 60 (21)
National team
1982–1985 Greece 10 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Christos Dimopoulos (Greek: Χρήστος Δημόπουλος, born 6 September 1958) is a retired Greek footballer who played for PAOK and Panathinaikos. His nickname was "Fonias" (Φονιάς, means Killer) of Greek football. He played as a forward.


Dimopoulos was born in Gastouni. He started his professional career in Aias Gastounis and then Panetolikos. He played for PAOK from 1980 to 1985, scoring 47 league goals in 112 appearances and 5 UEFA Cup goals in 8 appearances with the club.

At the end of the 1985 season, Dimopoulos signed to Panathinaikos, finally closing his career in Athinaikos. Nowadays, he is believed to be one of the best strikers in PAOK history.[1]

Dimopoulos made 10 appearances for the Greece national football team.[2]


  1. ^ Kolokotsios, Lambros (11 September 2010). Αθλητικοί Φάκελοι (ΧΡ.ΔΗΜΟΠΟΥΛΟΣ) [Sporting Capsules (Chr. Dimopoulos)] (in Greek). Evrytania News. 
  2. ^ Greek internationals of the 1980s at