Vasilios Karagounis

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Vasilios Karagounis
Personal information
Full name Vasilios Karagounis
Date of birth (1994-01-18) 18 January 1994 (age 24)
Place of birth Lamia, Greece
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Full back
Youth career
2007–2010 Atromitos
2010–2012 Udinese
2012–2013 Olympiacos
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2012 Udinese Primavera 35 (2)
2012–2016 Olympiacos 0 (0)
2013–2014 Aris (loan) 12 (0)
2014–2015 Reggina (loan) 20 (0)
2015–2016 AEL Limassol (loan) 5 (0)
2016–2017 Iraklis 14 (0)
National team
2009–2011 Greece U17 12 (1)
2012–2013 Greece U19 8 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 July 2017
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10 June 2013

Vasilios Karagounis (Greek: Βασίλειος Καραγκούνης, born 18 January 1994), is a Greek footballer who last played for Iraklis as a right back.


Karagounis started his career at Atromitos then moved to Italy for Udinese Primavera, from which Olympiacos bought him in the summer of 2012. In 2013/14 season was loaned to Aris, where he played in 12 games in the Super League and a Greek Cup match.[1]

The season after, Karagounis agreed with the Reggina and even participated in the workout of his new team on loan from Olympiacos, as stated by "".[2][3] Reggina will participate in the third category of Italy, as was demoted from Serie B last season (2013/14). According to the newspaper, Karagounis intended for the left side of defense, although his natural position is in the right. On May 20, 2015 Karagounis solved his contract with Reggina.[4]

On 3 August 2015, Karagounis signs a year contract with AEL Limassol on loan from Olympiacos. The young defender passed the necessary medical tests and the Cypriot club announced his borrowing.[5][6] On 1 February 2016, he signed a 2,5 years contract with Iraklis for an undisclosed fee that will keep him to the club till summer 2018.[7]

Personal life[edit]

His brother Thanasis Karagounis is also a footballer who currently plays for PEC Zwolle.


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