One of Greece's greatest soccer players; tallied 481 caps and 234 goals during his tenure with AEK Athens.
His initial salary with AEK Athens in 1963 was 140,000 drachmas.
He and AEK would win championships in 1968, 1971, 1978, and 1979.
His family encouraged his athletic endeavors and he began playing early on at Nea Genea.
His career with the Greece national team was ending as Dinos Kouis' was beginning.