Euro 2004 legend George Karagounis to partake in Sydney charity match


Former Panathinaikos, Inter Milan and Fulham player, George Karagounis, is set to visit Sydney this month as part of an official tour hosted by Football Brilliance Academy and the Heartbeat of Football Foundation.

Karagounis, who was part of the UEFA Euro 2004 winning Greek squad, 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.

Tickets for the Friday, October 14 Gala Dinner are being sold per table of 10, and can be booked via phone at 0415 348 852 or via email

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.

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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