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Kostas Mitroglou

Kostas Mitroglou

Clubs: VfL Borussia Mönchengladbach, Olympiacos FC, Panionios GSS (loan), Atromitos FC (loan)

• Moved from his birthplace of Kavala to north-west Germany as a child and developed his talent at youth and amateur level with VfL Borussia Mönchengladbach.

• Did enough there to warrant place in the Greece team at the 2007 UEFA European Under-19 Championship in Austria, where he scored three of his team's five goals, including one in a 3-2 semi-final victory over Germany before drawing a blank in the decider against Spain.

• International exploits earned a transfer to Olympiacos, for whom he scored three crucial goals in the last three games of the 2007/08 season to secure the Super League title; also won the Greek Cup, starting the final against Aris Thessaloniki FC.

• Claimed another domestic double in 2008/09 but was hardly used by Spanish coach Ernesto Valverde; more productive under Zico in the first half of the 2009/10 campaign, during which he scored his first UEFA Champions League group stage goal in a 2-1 home win against R. Standard de Liège and also struck twice in a league derby at home to Panathinaikos FC.

• A Greek Under-21 international, he collected his first senior cap as a substitute in the first leg of the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying play-off against Ukraine.

• Joined Panionios on a six-month loan in January 2011 and immediately showed his striking prowess by scoring eight times in 11 league appearances; continued his impressive form at Atromitos with 16 goals in 28 outings in 2011/12.

• Returned to Olympiacos in 2012/13 and made his mark with four goals in six UEFA Champions League group stage games, including the winner in matches against Montpellier Hérault SC and Arsenal FC, and 11 in the league as the club took the title by 15 points. 

• Scored back-to-back hat-tricks against Levadiakos FC and Skoda Xanthi FC as Olympiacos opened the 2013/14 season with for straight wins. 

UEFA honours
UEFA European Under-19 Championship:
runner-up 2007

Last updated: 23/09/13 15.00CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 21/12/2014 02:46 CET
07.09.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundLatviaLatvia1-2GreeceGreece4600
11.09.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundGreeceGreece2-0LithuaniaLithuania4410
12.10.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundGreeceGreece0-0Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia and Herzegovina1000
16.10.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundSlovakiaSlovakia0-1GreeceGreece3100
06.09.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundLiechtensteinLiechtenstein0-1GreeceGreece9010
10.09.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundGreeceGreece1-0LatviaLatvia9000
11.10.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundGreeceGreece1-0SlovakiaSlovakia9000
15.10.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundGreeceGreece2-0LiechtensteinLiechtenstein8600
15.11.2013FIFA World CupPlay-off for Final TournamentGreeceGreece3-1RomaniaRomania8020
19.11.2013FIFA World CupPlay-off for Final TournamentRomaniaRomania1-1GreeceGreece9010
14.06.2014FIFA World CupFinal tournament - Group stageColombiaColombia3-0GreeceGreece2600
19.06.2014FIFA World CupFinal tournament - Group stageJapanJapan0-0GreeceGreece3500
29.06.2014FIFA World CupRound of 16Costa RicaCosta Rica1-1
(5-3(p))
GreeceGreece6200
07.09.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundGreeceGreece0-1RomaniaRomania9000
13.09.2014Greek Super LeagueOlympiacosOlympiacos3-0OFIOFI3500
16.09.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageOlympiacosOlympiacos3-2AtléticoAtlético9010
20.09.2014Greek Super LeagueOlympiacosOlympiacos3-0VeriaVeria7610
27.09.2014Greek Super LeagueAtromitosAtromitos1-0OlympiacosOlympiacos9000
01.10.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageMalmöMalmö2-0OlympiacosOlympiacos9000
11.10.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundFinlandFinland1-1GreeceGreece600
14.10.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundGreeceGreece0-2Northern IrelandNorthern Ireland9000
18.10.2014Greek Super LeagueErgotelisErgotelis2-3OlympiacosOlympiacos9020
22.10.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageOlympiacosOlympiacos1-0JuventusJuventus6901
26.10.2014Greek Super LeagueOlympiacosOlympiacos1-0PanathinaikosPanathinaikos9000
01.11.2014Greek Super LeagueAsterasAsteras0-0OlympiacosOlympiacos9000
04.11.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageJuventusJuventus3-2OlympiacosOlympiacos9000
09.11.2014Greek Super LeagueOlympiacosOlympiacos5-1PanthrakikosPanthrakikos1510
26.11.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageAtléticoAtlético4-0OlympiacosOlympiacos9000
03.12.2014Greek Super LeagueOlympiacosOlympiacos1-2PAOKPAOK6700
09.12.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageOlympiacosOlympiacos4-2MalmöMalmö8810
13.12.2014Greek Super LeagueLevadiakosLevadiakos1-2OlympiacosOlympiacos9010
17.12.2014Greek Super LeagueOlympiacosOlympiacos2-0PanioniosPanionios9020
20.12.2014Greek Super LeagueKalloniKalloni0-5OlympiacosOlympiacos9000

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Kostas Mitroglou
  • Position: Forward
  • Date of birth (Age): 12/03/1988 (26)
  • Country: Greece
  • Squad number: 7
  • Club: Olympiacos ( GRE)

  • Height: 188cm
  • Weight: 85kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2014/15
    • UEFA European Football Championship 2014/16

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (Group stage)
    28/11/07: Lazio 1-2 Olympiacos
  • National team: UEFA European Under-19 Championship (Qualifying round)
    14/10/05: Netherlands 2-3 Greece

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPGS
Greece90
Greece U-21144
Greece U-191412
Total3716

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Olympiacos3313
Total3313
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Olympiacos91
Total91
Last updated: 10/12/2014 01:13 CET
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