General
Sokratis
Papastathopoulos
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Personal information
Full name Sokratis Papastathopoulos
Date of birth 9 June 1988 (1988-06-09) (age 32)
Place of birth    Kalamata, Flag of Greece Greece
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current club Flag of ? Free player
Youth clubs
Flag of Greece Aiantas Kalamatas
Flag of Greece Apollon Petalidiou
Flag of Greece AEK Athens
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
2005–2008
2006–2007
2008–2010
2010–2011
2011–2012
2012–2013
2013–2018
2018–2021
Flag of Greece AEK Athens
Flag of GreeceNiki Volos (loan)
Flag of Italy Genoa
Flag of Italy Milan
Flag of GermanyWerder Bremen (loan)
Flag of Germany Werder Bremen
Flag of Germany Borussia Dortmund
Flag of England Arsenal
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National team
2003–2005
2005–2007
2007–2010
2008–
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Flag of Greece Greece U19
Flag of Greece Greece U21
Flag of Greece Greece
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Sokratis Papastathopoulos (born 9 June 1988) is a Greek footballer who last played as a centre back for Premier League club Arsenal and is the captain of the Greek national team. Since the surname Papastathopoulos cannot fit on his club shirt, his first name Sokratis is usually displayed instead; however, a common nickname for him is Papa.

Honours

Clubs

Milan
Borussia Dortmund

International

Greece

External links


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Greece – 2010 FIFA World Cup
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Greece – 2012 UEFA European Championship
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Greece – 2014 FIFA World Cup – Round of 16

1. Karnezis 2. Maniatis 3. Tzavellas 4. Manolas 5. Moras 6. Tziolis 7. Samaras 8. Kone 9. Mitroglou 10. Karagounis (c) 11. Vyntra 12. Glykos 13. Kapino 14. Salpingidis 15. Torosidis 16. Christodoulopoulos 17. Gekas 18. Fetfatzidis 19. Papastathopoulos 20. Holebas 21. Katsouranis 22. Samaris 23. Tachtsidis

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