Anthimos Kapsis

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Anthimos Kapsis
File:Anthimos Kapsis Panathinaikos.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1950-09-03) 3 September 1950 (age 68)
Place of birth Astypalaia, Greece
Playing position Libero
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1969–1984 Panathinaikos FC 319 (5)
Total 319 (5)
National team
1971–1982 Greece 35 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Anthimos Kapsis (Greek: Άνθιμος Καψής; born 3 September 1950) is a Greek former International football player.


Born in Astypalaia, his family moved to Keratsini when he was young.[1] Kapsis played for the Panathinaikos FC from 1969 until 1984 and was a member of that team when it played in Wembley Stadium, located in London, England, in the 1971 European Cup Final.[2]

Kapsis was capped thirty-six times by the Greece national football team[3] and was a member of the team that competed in the finals of Euro 1980. He was also selected to an all-European squad that faced a South American one in a charity game.

Personal life

He is the father of Michalis Kapsis (born 1973), who is also a football player and was included in the squad of Euro 2004[4] that went on to win the tournament.

See also


  1. Athanasiou, Nikos (2 June 2008). Μου ξανάρχονται ένα-ένα χρόνια δοξασμένα (in Greek). Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Kolokotsios, Lambros (12 December 2009). Αθλητικοί Φάκελοι (ΑΝΘ. ΚΑΨΗΣ) (in Greek). Evrytania News. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Mamrud, Roberto (29 October 2009). "Greece – Record International Players". RSSSF.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "Greece 1-0 Czech Rep". BBC News. 1 July 2004.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Giorgos Koudas
Greece captain
Succeeded by
Giannis Gounaris