Giannis Zaradoukas

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Giannis Zaradoukas
Personal information
Date of birth (1985-12-12) 12 December 1985 (age 31)
Place of birth Athens, Greece
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Left Back
Club information
Current team
Levadiakos
Youth career
–2007 Panathinaikos
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2009 Panathinaikos 0 (0)
2007–2008 Panserraikos (loan) 21 (0)
2008–2009 Ethnikos Piraeus (loan) 26 (1)
2009–2011 Olympiakos Volou 48 (1)
2011–2013 Olympiacos 1 (0)
2011–2012 PAS Giannina (loan) 5 (1)
2013 Aris (loan) 12 (0)
2013–2014 Asteras Tripolis 7 (0)
2014–2015 Platanias 27 (0)
2015–2016 Skoda Xanthi 4 (0)
2016–2016 Kerkyra 16 (0)
2017– Levadiakos 0 (0)
National team
2011– Greece 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 July 2017.

Giannis Zaradoukas (Greek: Γιάννης Ζαραδούκας; born 12 December 1985) is a Greek international footballer who plays for Levadiakos in the Greek Super League as a left back.

Club career[edit]

On loan from Panathinaikos in 2007–08, Zaradoukas helped Panserraikos earn promotion from Beta Ethniki to the Greek Super League.

Following his successful season with Panserraikos, Panathinaikos loaned Zaradoukas to Ethnikos Piraeus – another strong Beta Ethniki club trying to earn promotion to the Super League – for the 2008–09 season.[1]

In September 2011, Zaradoukas was released on free transfer, due to the relegation of Olympiakos Volou for involvement in match-fixing scandals and signed a 2-year contract with Olympiakos F.C.. On 29 December 2011 he signed a six-month loan deal with PAS Giannina, as he didn't feature in the plans of his coach. He scored his first goal for Pas Giannina against Kerkyra on 4 February 2012.[2] On 18 January 2013, he signed a six-month loan with Aris. He made his debut 2 days later in a home draw against AEK.

In June 2013, Zaradoukas was released from Olympiakos, and he signed a two-years contract with Asteras Tripolis. He made his debut with the club on 18 August 2013 in a home draw against PAS Giannina. At the beginning of 2014, Zaradoukas signed a six-month contract with Platanias and made his debut with the club on 3 March 2014 in a 1-2 home loss against PAS Giannina. On 10 July 2015, Zaradoukas was released from Platanias.[3]

In July 2015, Zaradoukas signed a contract with Skoda Xanthi for an undisclosed fee.[4] [5]

International career[edit]

On 10 August 2011, he debuted for the Greek national team, after a call-up by national coach Fernando Santos in a friendly match against Bosnia and Herzegovina. His first competitive match for the national team was during a successful 1–0 win against Israel for the EURO 2012 qualification round.[6]

Honors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Press Release". Ethnikos Piraeus Official Website (Greek). 15 July 2008. Archived from the original on 21 September 2010. 
  2. ^ "Zaradoukas agreed for 6 months". Contra.gr (in Greek). 29 December 2011. 
  3. ^ "Τέλος οι Ζαραδούκας, Σούκιας και Τσοντάκης από Πλατανιά". www.sport24.gr. 10 July 2015. 
  4. ^ "Ζαραδούκας και… επίσημα". www.sport-fm.gr. 14 July 2015. 
  5. ^ ""Ξανθιώτης" ο Ζαραδούκας". www.sport24.gr. 14 July 2015. 
  6. ^ "Israel–Greece match report". UEFA. 2 September 2011. Retrieved 16 September 2011.