Andreas Papaemmanouil is confirmed dead at the age of 81.
Andreas was best known as a Greek footballer .
Andreas Papaemmanouil
Personal information
Full nameAndreas Papaemmanouil
Date of birth(1939-02-18)18 February 1939
Place of birthNeo Faliro, Greece
Date of death1 March 2020(2020-03-01) (aged 81)[1]
Place of deathGreece
Playing position(s)Forward
Youth career
1954–1958Piraeus
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1958–1969Panathinaikos193(80)
1969Canterbury
1969–1972AEK Athens63(7)
National team
1959–1965Greece16(6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Andreas Papaemmanouil (Greek: Ανδρέας Παπαεμμανουήλ; 18 February 1939 – 1 March 2020) was a Greek former professional footballer who played as a forward.
Career
Born in Neo Faliro, Papaemmanouil began playing football for the youth sides of Piraeus. In 1958, he joined Panathinaikos F.C., where he would win five Alpha Ethniki and two Greek Football Cup titles in ten seasons. He was released from the club in 1969, and played with Australian club Canterbury F.C. for six months.
When Papaemmanouil returned to Greece in 1969, he signed with Panathinaikos' city rivals AEK Athens F.C. where he would win the 1971 Alpha Ethniki title during his three years with the club. He retired in 1972 at age 33. All told, Papaemmanouil made over 250 appearances in the Greek first division.
Papaemmanouil made 16 appearances and scored six goals for the Greece national football team from 1959 to 1965. He made his debut in a 1–1 UEFA Euro 1960 qualifying draw against France on 12 March 1959.
Papaemmanouil was selected amongst the greatest Greek football players for the decade of the 1960s from www.gazzetta.gr
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