Frangiskos Sourpis

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Frangiskos Sourpis (Greek: Φραγκίσκος Σούρπης; born 4 March 1943) is a former Greek footballer, centre-back for Panathinaikos from 1962 until 1973.


Born in Kifisia, Sourpis was talented at the pole vault and volleyball, but chose to play football with Panathinaikos F.C..[1] He partnered Takis Papoulidis in the centre of defence in the 4-3-3 formation that coach Stjepan Bobek used at Panathinaikos. He played a total of 11 seasons for Panathinaikos, winning the Greek Alpha Ethniki six times, two Greek Football Cups, and helped the club reach the 1971 European Cup Final.[1][2]

Sourpis made four appearances for the full Greece national football team from 1964 to 1967.[3][4]


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