Dimitris Paridis

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Dimitris Paridis
Personal information
Full name Dimitrios Paridis
Date of birth (1945-09-20)20 September 1945
Place of birth Kavala, Greece
Date of death 22 August 2015(2015-08-22) (aged 69)
Place of death Kavala, Greece
Playing position Forward
Youth career
1959–1966 AEK Kavala
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1966–1968 Kavala
1968–1977 PAOK 183 (49)
National team
1972–1975 Greece 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Dimitris Paridis (Greek: Δημήτρης Παρίδης; 20 September 1945 – 22 August 2015) was a Greek footballer who played as a forward.


Paridis was born in Agios Andreas Kavala, to a family that hailed from Nicopolis in Pontus. He first started playing football for Keravnos Agios Andreas, a local football team in Kavala. In 1961, he debuted for AEK Kavala which later merged with other teams in that city to form Kavala. After two seasons in the Second Division he transferred to PAOK in the summer of 1968. He played with PAOK at 183 championship games scoring 49 goals. With PAOK he was won 2 Greek Cups (1972, 1974) and 1 Greek Championship (1976). He ended his career in 1977.


Paridis died after a long battle with cancer at age 69. The stadium of Agios Andreas Kavala is named in his honor.

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