Center back who won back-to-back-to-back Superleague Greece titles in 2008, 2009, and 2010 and joined Greece's national team in 2011.
From 2000 to 2007, he played youth soccer for Svoronos Katerinis.
He signed with Schalke 04 in 2010.
He was born in Katerini, Greece.
Defender Georgios Anatolakis was his teammate on Olympiacos.