Vassilis Stravopodis

Vassilis Stravopodis
Personal information
Date of birth 1948
Place of birth    Patras, Greece
Height 1.76 cm
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1965–1968 Olympiakos Patron
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*
Panachaiki FC 228 (17)   
National team
1974 Greece 2 (0)

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only.
* Appearances (Goals)

Vassilis Stravopodis (Greek: Βασίλης Στραβοπόδης) (born 1948), popularly nicknamed The Wizard, is a former Greek footballer (midfielder) born in Patras. One of the most gifted midfielders of his generation, he was a member of the great Panachaiki football team that impressed Greece in the seventies and qualified to the 1974 UEFA Cup.[1]

After the end of his professional career, Stravopodis remained in Panachaiki as a valuable member of its organisation. He has been the junior team's coach for several years and has coached the senior team for some months in 2006.


Vassilis Stravopodis had 228 First Division appearances with Panachaiki and scored 17 goals.

Appearances for the Greek national football team

* 1. 15/05/74 Poland - Greece 2-0 (starter 45') - friendly match
* 2. 1974 Roumania - Greece 3-1 (substitute 75') - Balkan Cup


* Rsssf, website about football statistics.[1]


1. ^ rsssf

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