Full name in native alphabet: Γεώργιος Κυριόπουλος
Date of birth: 24/08/2004 (18 years old)
Place of birth: Greece
Youth career: Panathinaikos
Current club: Panathinaikos
Squad number: 60
Current national team: Greece U-19
Position: attacking midfielder, winger
Preferred foot: left
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —
Tournaments participated in: UEFA Youth League 2022/2023 (4/1)
Contract until: unknown
Player’s agent: ProHeroes
Transfer rumours: —
Similar type of player: Florian Thauvin/Suso
– ball control
– physical development/needs to build more physical power/strength
– highly technical and creative but in order to make the next step he needs to improve his decision-making and effectiveness in the final third
– frequency and quality of using his weaker right foot
– aerial duels
Style of play:
– flamboyant winger/wide playmaker
– great agility, body balance, changes of pace, and coordination
– very good technique on the ball, fast direction shifts, and short-dribbling skills
– an interesting mix of a dribbler and creator
– likes to dribble
– likes to use tricks and skills to remain in possession of the ball
– futsal-esque ball control, footwork, and dribbling skills in small spaces
– likes to play in an inverted role on the right where he is able to use his skills to beat defenders, cut inside, and create himself a decent opportunity to score or make quick combinations with his teammates
– very positive with the ball at his feet and confident of his skills
– known for his “quick feet”, speed of movement, and close control
– above-average creativity, vision, and playmaking skills/possesses many qualities of an advanced playmaker
– counter-attacking threat thanks to his pace and acceleration
– very good ability at first touch/high speed in 1-2 combinations style of play
– even if his defensive positioning is still improvable, he shows good signs of activity in the defensive phase/pressing
– avoids using his weaker right foot
– gets fouled often
– direct and indirect set-piece specialist
Kyriopoulos cuts inside from the right wing and gets fouled in a dangerous position.
Kyriopoulos scores with a very precise free-kick shot.
Kyriopoulos cuts inside and creates a big chance with a superb through ball.
Heatmap by Wyscout:
He is best suited to playing as:
Right winger in 4-3-3.
League summary (as for 6 March 2023):
No senior team appearances yet.
Georgios Kyriopoulos is a product of the Panathinaikos youth academy. He is considered to be one of the most interesting teenagers in Greece. He made his professional debut for PAO on 15 December 2022 in the Greek Cup game against Volos. He is also a regular youth international for Greece and currently he’s one of the leaders of the U-19 setup.
Football Talent Scout potential rating:
Country-scale star with top European league ambition.