Giorgos Karagounis

  • World Cup 2014: Greece captain Giorgos Karagounis bows out after 139 caps June 30, 2014

    Greece captain Giorgos Karagounis announced his retirement from an international football career spanning 139 caps over 15 years following his team's World Cup round of 16 exit to Costa Rica on penalties on Sunday. "This was my last game for Greece," the 37-year-old told reporters. "We wanted to stay on another week...
  • Greece were victimized by referees: Karagounis June 17, 2012

    Warsaw: Greece's qualification for the Euro 2012 quarter-finals is a triumph because the team has constantly been victimized by referees, captain Giorgos Karagounis said. The Greeks felt they were denied a clear penalty in the 1-0 win over Russia that secured a place in the knockout stages, as Karagounis was tripped...