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Georgios Galitsios
Personal information
Date of birth June 8, 1986 (1986-06-08) (age 23)
Place of birth    Greece
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Right-Back
Club information
Current club Olympiacos
Number 5
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*
2005-2008
2008-
Larissa
Olympiacos
80 (2)
11 (0)   
National team2

2009-
Greece U21
Greece

0 (0)

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only.
2 National team caps and goals correct
as of 08:39, December 2007 (CET).
* Appearances (Goals)

Georgios Galitsios (born June 8, 1986 in Greece, is a Greek football player currently playing for Olympiacos FC in Greece.

He is a right-sided defender who has made a number of appearances for Greece's youth teams. More of an endurance player than a virtuoso, he is distinguished by exceptional leg strength.

He played an important role and became a vital player for AE Larissa during his years with the club, including Larissa's appearances in the UEFA Cup group stages during the 2007-08 season, attracting interest from Greece's bigger teams. He is the son of Giannis Galitsios, who was also a star player for his hometown team, Larissa, in the 1980s. Georgios Gallitsos is a very talented and promising player.

In January 2008 it was confirmed that Galitsios had signed a contract with Olympiacos Piraeus, and joined for the 2008-09 season. He played against a vital Champions League qualifier against Arsenal F.C, but in the 75th minute he suffered a minor injury, which led to him being substituted.

International career

After getting more actions for Olympiacos in the 2009-10 season, Galitsios was called up on 15 November 2009 by Greece national football team coach Otto Rehhagel for the second leg of the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification play-offs against Ukraine.

External links

Official Larissa profile

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