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Kostas Antoniou

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Date of birth19 April 1961(age 55)
Place of birthAthens, Greece
Playing positionMidfielder
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Current clubNone

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Kostas Antoniou (Greek: Κώστας Αντωνίου) is a former Greek international footballer, playing as a midfielder. He was born in Athens and started his career in Panathinaikos FC during the late 70's. He was recognized for his "offensive" talent as well. With Panathinaikos he won four Championships (1984, 1986, 1990, and 1991) and three Cups (1984, 1986, and 1989). In 1988 he agreed to join Olympiacos for the sum of 24 million drachma. He accepted, but the Panathinaikos president went to the courts and won an appeal for Antoniou to return. Antoniou stated in an interview: "I'm not going to return to Panathinaikos -not even dead-". Antoniou then spend 6 months on the stands before he was able to play again.In the summer of 1994 he moved to Athinaikos and that's where he ended his soccer career.

In May 2008, Antoniou returned to his favorite club, this time as a Director of Football. In June 2010, after the resignation of Panathinaikos President, Nicolas Pateras, Antoniou resigned,too.

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