Euro 2004 legend George Karagounis arrives in Sydney ahead of official tour

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By Takis Triadafillou.

Euro 2004 legend of Greece’s national team, George Karagounis, arrived in Sydney, Australia on Thursday night ahead of his official tour this month.

Karagounis was welcomed at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport by Nick Mouzourakis from the Football Brilliance Academy, as well as The Greek Herald and a large number of fans.

During his time in Sydney, Karagounis will be attending a charity gala dinner on Friday, October 14 at the Grand Roxy at Brighton-Le-Sands, where he will talk about his football experiences and the historic win.

Later in the month, Karagounis will be winding back the clock, putting on his boots and reliving the glory days as he partakes in the ‘Karagounis Legends Game’ at Leichhardt’s Lambert Park on Sunday, 23 October.

With gates opening at 2pm, Football Brilliance Academy and Karagounis himself will be conducting a training session for children before the charity match kick-offs at 5pm.

Karagounis’ 11 players will be playing against a mixed team of ex-football stars and current professional footballers.

READ MORE: Euro 2004 legend George Karagounis to partake in Sydney charity match.

Tickets for the Sunday, October 23 ‘Karagounis Legends Game’ are being sold individually for $25 or $100 for a family pack of 5. Tickets are available online via Eventbrite.

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