Frangiskos Sourpis

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Frangiskos Sourpis
Fragiskos Sourpis Panathinaikos.jpg
Personal information
Full name Frangiskos Sourpis
Date of birth (1943-03-04) 4 March 1943 (age 75)
Place of birth Athens, Greece
Playing position Centre back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1962–1973 Panathinaikos 310
National team
1964–1967 Greece 6
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Frangiskos Sourpis (Greek: Φραγκίσκος Σούρπης; born 4 March 1943) is a former Greek footballer, centre-back for Panathinaikos from 1962 until 1973.

Career[edit]

Born in Kifisia, Sourpis was talented at the pole vault and volleyball, but chose to play football with Panathinaikos F.C..[1] He partnered Takis Papoulidis in the centre of defence in the 4-3-3 formation that coach Stjepan Bobek used at Panathinaikos. He played a total of 11 seasons for Panathinaikos, winning the Greek Alpha Ethniki six times, two Greek Football Cups, and helped the club reach the 1971 European Cup Final.[1][2]

Sourpis made four appearances for the full Greece national football team from 1964 to 1967.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kolokotsios, Lambros (15 May 2010). Αθλητικοί Φάκελοι (ΣΟΥΡΠΗΣ) [Sporting Capsules (Sourpis)] (in Greek). Evrytania News. 
  2. ^ Zea, Antonio; Haisma, Marcel (2008-01-09). "European Champions' Cup and Fairs' Cup 1970–71 – Details". RSSSF. 
  3. ^ Mastrogiannopoulos, Alexander (25 September 2004). "Greece - International Matches 1961-1970". RSSSF. 
  4. ^ ΕΘΝΙΚΕΣ ΟΜΑΔΕΣ > Εθνική Ομάδα Ανδρών (in Greek). Hellenic Football Federation. Archived from the original on 31 December 2009. Retrieved 2010-04-07.