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Full name  Sakis Papazoglou
2001–2006  Aris
Weight  92 kg
Number  25
Height  1.95 m
Playing position  Striker
Role  Footballer
Name  Thanasis Papazoglou

Date of birth  (1988-03-30) 30 March 1988 (age 27)
Current team  K.V. Kortrijk (#25 / Forward)

Place of birth  Thessaloniki, Greece

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Thanasis Papazoglou (Greek: Θανάσης Παπάζογλου; born 30 March 1988) is a Greek footballer who plays for Aalesunds FK in the Norwegian Eliteserien, on loan from Kortrijk in the Belgian Pro League.


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Aris FC

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Papazoglou had signed his first contract with Aris much earlier than he actually debuted in the Greek Superleague (debuted in 2007– the season 2007/2008).

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His goals and quick second team developments soon sent him into the orbit of Aris first team and UEFA Cup football after catching an eye of coach Dušan Bajević who eventually promoted and gave him chances coming from the bench of first team for the season 2007/08. Papazoglou scored 2 goals in the Uefa Cup 3:0 win against Crvena Zvezda, as these are the most notable moments of his career, up to date. After the most amazing 20 minutes of his career against Crvena Zvezda, his long injury kept him from maintaining his form. He was out of favor last year by Aris' coach Mazinho and he signed to PAOK to get his chances there.


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On 1 June 2009, Papazoglou signed a 4-year contract with PAOK FC. He was loaned to Asteras Tripoli for the 2010/11 season.


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On 8 August 2012, Papazoglou signed a 1+1 year contract with OFI FC. Rumours said that the Greek striker is prepared to consider a move to England as Charlton Athletic have shown an interest. The 25-year-old former Greece Under 21 international is being tracked by several clubs in England after his eight goals this season helped OFI FC escape relegation. Papazoglou's performances saw him named in the Greek Super League's Team of the 2012/13 season and he is now believed to be keen on moving to England. His agent Paschalis Tountouris told Sky Sports: "There are English clubs who are interested but we can't say which ones at this moment. He's had a great season and now would be the right time to consider a move to a stronger league. We will have to see what offers are on the table over the next few weeks."

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At the end of the 2013/14 season, Papazoglou clearly stated that he was no longer be a member of OFI FC. He played 59 games with the club in all competitions scoring 20 goals.Then, he signed with Olympiakos F.C. and he played only in friendly games. On August 2014 he was released from Olympiakos F.C..


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On August 8, 2014 Papazoglou has signed a two years' contract with Atromitos. He scored his first goal with the club two weeks later in a 1-0 home victory against Platanias.


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Thanasis Papazoglou will continue his career at Kortrijk. Atromitos striker was in advanced talks with the Belgian club and his transfer has already been completed. On 20 May 2015, he signed a three years' contract for an undisclosed fee. On 25 July 2015, he made his debut with the club and he scored the only goal in a 2-1 away loss against Club Brugge KV few weeks later. On 17 October 2015, in a game against Stergos Marinos's club Sporting Charleroi scored the first goal in a 2-0 home win. On 22 November 2015, he gave the lead to his club in a final 1-1 away draw against Standard Liège. On 28 November 2015, he scored his fifth goal in the League in a 3-1 home win against Waasland-Beveren. On 26 December 2015, in a 1-4 home defeat against Club Brugge KV, the 5th in a row for the club, Papazoglou lost his cool in the 23rd minute and was sent off. It all happened , when the 27-year-old Greek headbutted Jelle Vossen and was given a red card. On 20 February 2016, he scored a brace, after three months, in a 3-0 home win against Sint-Truidense V.V. On 23 April 2016, he scored a goal and gave an assist in a glorious 5-0 home win against Waasland-Beveren. He started the 2016-17 season as a starter, but gradually lost his place in the starting XI, playing only few minutes as a late substitute.

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On 28 December 2016, it was announced that Papazoglou was sent on loan to Dutch Eredivisie side Roda JC Kerkrade for the rest of the season.

Aalesunds FK

On 28 July 2017, Papazoglou joined Norwegian Eliteserien side Aalesunds FK on loan from KV Kortrijk for the rest of the season. On 6 August 2017, marked his league debut with a penalty in a 3-3 home draw against SK Brann. A week later with a wonderful finish helped Aalesunds to gain a point at the last minute of the game in a 1-1 home draw against Viking FK.

International career

He is a member of Greece's U-21 national team. Also, he was a part of Greece's U-19 selection and a representative of his country in the European U-19 Championship 2007, in Austria, where Greece eventually lost to Spain in the final. Papazoglou, along with his team mate Kiriakos Stratilatis between posts, was an important figure of his country's success in Austria. On 29 March 2016, he made his debut with the national team in a 2-3 friendly home loss against Iceland as a substitute.

Club statistics

Statistics accurate as of 17 September 2017


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