Giorgos Samaras Biography
|Date of Birth:||1985 , February-21|
|Age:||34 years old|
|Height:||6 Feet 4 Inch|
|Weight in KG||82 kg|
|Famous for||Football player|
|Awards||SPL Player of the Month award in September 2008|
A Greek Forward, Georgios Samaras, was born in the year 1985 February 21 at Heraklion, Greece. The correct pronunciation of his name is Yorgos. He is also known as Sammy or Gorgeous George. He has the tall height of 192 cm and the body weight of 82 Kg. Iaonnis Samaras is the name of one of his Parents, father, who was an Australian born Greek former football player. Georgios Samaras was born and brought up in Greece finishing his education at. His ex girlfriend was a Greece model named Alexandra Loizou. According to the recent report, it is said that he is now engaged. His current girlfriend is Greece TV personality, Katernia Kainourgiou.
He started his youth career at the age of 10 joining at OFI Crete in 1994. For the start of his football career, his father Iaonnis is to greatly credit to. As being a former footballer, Georgios had a great help from his father to learn and grow in football. In 2000, Georgios Samaras made his move to Heerenveen. From the same team, he debut his professional career in the year 2002. Till 2005/2006 seasons, he appeared in 88 matches scoring 25 prominent goals for the team. Later in 2006, he signed the contract with the English Premier League Club Manchester City with the sum of 6 million pound which is a record pay to any Greek player. He was loaned to Celtic in 2008. He appeared in 54 matches from the Man City bagging 8 goals.
With his appreciable performance at Scottish Premier League club, Celtic, he was signed by the club after the end of his contract with Man City. He has played in 156 matches bagging 48 goals for the club afterwards so far. He is in the current team of Celtic playing as a forward/Striker wearing jersey No.9. Besides, he is also representing his Nation Greece since 2006 from the first team of Greece National Football Team. He has the experience of playing from this team in 71 matches making 8 goals. According to Celtic Footballers salary statistics, his annual salary is 6.51.600 Euros. Juzzt Football is the agent of this player. The market value of this player is marked to be worth of 3.000.000 Euros.
Sammy has a cute innocent face with the height favoring him. He has also played in an advertisement of “Head and Shoulder” shampoo as he has long hairs fit for the adverts. He is hard working, direct and runs fast. There is a popular song for him lyrical by his fans. It goes like “Woooaah Sammy Sammy, he floats like a gazelle. Like the lovely Cheryl, he uses L’oreal. He’s definitely worth it, with hair so long and fine. He’s Georgios Samars, Celtic’s number 9.” His international reputation is not so good rating him 1 out of 5. However, he won the hearts of young Greek fans. His attacking work rate is high compared to Defensive performance. Despite of his good height, he is still weak in headers. His strength, stamina and speed in the game is much of a appreciation.