Giorgos Donis

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Birthday
29, 1969
Birthplace
Germany
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
29, 1969 (age 50)
Birthplace
Germany

About

Midfielder who was the first Greek to participate in the English Premiership; he went by George Donis in England.

Before Fame

His youth career lasted from 1986 until 1990, during which he played for Pavlos Melas, Panathinaikos, Athinaikos, and Panargiakos; he signed with PAS Giannina in 1990.

Trivia

He used the 1995 Bosman ruling to secure a record contract of 1.1 billion drachmas with the Blackburn Rovers, where he played one season, 1996-1997.

Family Life

His family was residing in Frankfurt when he was born.

Associated With

He and Akis Zikos both represented Greece in international competition.