Ioannis Masmanidis

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Ioannis Masmanidis
Ioannis Masmanidis 2008.jpg
Ioannis Masmanidis 2008
Personal information
Date of birth (1983-03-09) 9 March 1983 (age 34)
Place of birth Leverkusen, West Germany
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
VfL Wolfsburg II
Number 29
Youth career
1989–2001 Bayer 04 Leverkusen
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2004 Bayer 04 Leverkusen 14 (0)
2004–2006 Karlsruher SC 47 (9)
2006–2008 Arminia Bielefeld 46 (2)
2008 1. FC Nürnberg 9 (0)
2008–2010 Apollon Limassol 15 (4)
2010 Anorthosis Famagusta 6 (0)
2010–2011 Ethnikos Piraeus 6 (0)
2011 SV Wehen Wiesbaden 10 (0)
2011–2012 K.A.S. Eupen 29 (14)
2012–2014 Visé 38 (11)
2014– VfL Wolfsburg II 8 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10:48, 14 March 2015 (UTC).

Ioannis Masmanidis (born 9 March 1983) is a Greek-German footballer who plays for VfL Wolfsburg II.

Club career[edit]

He moved to Arminia Bielefeld during the winter transfer period 2005–06 from Karlsruher SC. He usually plays on the left side of attack or midfield. He also played for the German U-21 national team.

In July 2008, he moved to 1. FC Nürnberg, after six months he left the club and moved to Apollon Limassol on 6 January 2009. He left Apollon Limassol in summer 2010 and signed for Greek side Ethnikos Piraeus F.C.[1] Masmanidis played in the first half of the 2010–11 season six games in the Beta Ethniki for Ethnikos and returned in January 2011 to his homeland Germany when he signed for SV Wehen Wiesbaden.

In the summer of 2011, he joined Belgian Second Division side K.A.S. Eupen on a free transfer.[2] After a year he moved on to fellow leaguer Visé, where he stayed another two years.

In August 2014, he returned to Germany and signed for VfL Wolfsburg II of fourth tier Regionalliga Nord on a one-year deal.[3]

National team[edit]

He represented the German under-20 team at the 2003 FIFA World Youth Championship and the under-21 team at European under-21 championship 2006.


  1. ^ "Masmanidis, Ioannis" (in German). Retrieved 15 October 2011. 
  2. ^ "Ioannis Masmanidis transferred from Wehen Wiesbaden to Eupen on a free transfer". Retrieved 15 October 2011. 
  3. ^ "Zwei Neuzugänge" [Two new signings] (in German). VfL Wolfsburg. 1 August 2014. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 

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