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Michalis Kritikopoulos

Full name  Michalis Kritikopoulos
Name  Michalis Kritikopoulos
Role  Football player

Place of death  Andros, Greece
Died  2002, Andros, Greece
1962–1963  Kaisariani
Playing position  Forward
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Date of birth  (1946-01-03)3 January 1946
Date of death  20 July 2002(2002-07-20) (aged 56)

Place of birth  Kaisariani, Greece

Michalis Kritikopoulos (Greek: Μιχάλης Κρητικόπουλος; 3 January 1946 – 20 July 2002) was a Greek football striker.

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Career

Born in Kaisariani, Kritikopoulos began playing football as a striker for local side G.S. Kaisariani in 1962. In 1964, he joined Ethnikos Piraeus F.C., where he would play for nine seasons.

In 1973, Kritikopoulos joined Olympiacos F.C. where he played until 1980, winning three Alpha Ethniki and one Greek Football Cup titles. He finished his career with Apollon Athens F.C., retiring in 1981 at age 35. All told, Kritikopoulos scored 175 league goals making him one of the league's all-time leading goal-scorers.

Kritikopoulos made 28 appearances and scored three goals for the Greece national football team from 1969 to 1977. He made his debut in a friendly against Australia on 19 July 1969.

Personal

In 2002, Kritikopoulos died from cardiac arrest while playing in a friendly match for Olympiacos' veterans in Andros. Ethnikos Asteras has since named its football stadium after Kritikopoulos.

References

Michalis Kritikopoulos Wikipedia


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