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Kostantinos Katsouranis

  • Position: Midfielder
  • Squad number: 21
  • Date of birth: 21 June, 1979 (31 years old)
  • Height: 6'0" (183cm)

Tournament totals

Games played Shots on target | off target
3 Kostantinos Katsouranis
2|1 Kostantinos Katsouranis
0 As substitute
18|19 Total Greece
20 Most shots on target Diego Forlan
3 Total Greece
12 Most shots off target Asamoah Gyan, Cristiano Ronaldo, Wesley Sneijder
Goals Assists
0 Kostantinos Katsouranis
1 Kostantinos Katsouranis
2 Total Greece
2 Total Greece
6 Best Diego Forlan
Fouls by | on Cards yellow | red
1|3 Kostantinos Katsouranis
1|0 Kostantinos Katsouranis
33|28 Total Greece
5|0 Total Greece
20 Most fouls by Mark Van Bommel
25 Most fouls on Andres Iniesta

Greece games played

  1. South Korea 2-0 Greece
    Saturday, 12 June Match report
  2. Greece 2-1 Nigeria
    Thursday, 17 June Match report
  3. Greece 0-2 Argentina
    Tuesday, 22 June Match report

Player Profile

The holding midfielder forms an experienced partnership with Georgios Karagounis for Greece. The pair helped Panathinaikos win the league and cup double in 2008/09.

Katsouranis returned to Greece last summer, joining boyhood club Panathinaikos after three successful years with Portuguese giants Benfica, where he played in the Champions League. Despite his defensive role, he can be dangerous from set pieces and has a reasonable goalscoring record - he scored 10 times in league and cup this season.

He made his top-flight debut for Panahaiki aged 17, scoring on his debut. He moved on to AEK Athens in 2002.

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