Footballer who became known for his abilities as a striker, especially his aim-to-goal shot; he is loved equally by rivals AEK Athens and Panathinaikos.
His debut season with Kalamata blew audiences away to the point that AEK Athens and Olympiakos F.C. were battling for him; he ended up signing with Panathinaikos.
He scored his 100th goal for AEK Athens on May 10, 2012, while previously he had accumulated 103 goals for Panathinaikos Liberopoulos, thus becoming the first player who scored 100 goals for both Athens clubs.
His family was residing in Filiatra when he was born.
He and Akis Zikos played for the Greece national team around the same time.