Georgios Samaras Footballer Career & Stats

Georgios Samaras Footballer Career & Stats

Born: February 21, 1985, Heraklion, Greece

Height: 6' 4" (1.93 m)

Weight: 181 lbs (82 kg)

Career start: 2002

Parents: Ioannis Samaras

Current Teams: 

  • Celtic F.C. (#9 / Forward)
  •  Greece national football team(#7 / Forward)
Youth career
1994–2000 OFI Crete
2000–2002 Heerenveen
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2006 Heerenveen 88 (25)
2006–2008 Manchester City 54 (8)
2008–2014 Celtic 171 (53)
National team
2004–2006 Greece U21 5 (0)
2006– Greece 78 (9)

Career statistics

Club statistics

Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Club League Season Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Netherlands League KNVB Cup Europe Total
Heerenveen Eredivisie 2002–03 15 4 1 1 16 5
2003–04 27 4 3 0 6 1 36 5
2004–05 31 11 1 0 5 0 37 11
2005–06 15 6 1 1 5 2 21 9
England League FA Cup League Cup Europe Total
Manchester City Premier League 2005–06 14 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 16 5
2006–07 35 4 5 1 1 1 0 0 41 6
2007–08 5 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 7 1
Scotland League Scottish Cup League Cup Europe Total
Celtic Premier League 2007–08 16 5 3 1 0 0 2 0 21 6
2008–09 31 15 2 0 3 2 4 0 40 17
2009–10 32 10 2 0 1 0 8 3 43 13
2010–11 22 3 5 0 3 3 4 1 34 7
2011–12 26 4 4 2 1 0 7 0 38 6
2012–13 25 9 4 0 1 0 10 5 40 14
Premiership 2013–14 19 7 1 0 0 0 12 4 32 11
Career Total Netherlands 88 25 6 2 16 3 110 30
England 54 8 7 2 3 2 0 0 64 12
Scotland 171 53 21 3 9 5 47 13 248 74
Career Statistics 313 85 34 7 12 7 63 16 422 116

International

National team Year Apps Goals
Greece 2006 7 3
2007 7 0
2008 8 0
2009 9 2
2010 12 1
2011 8 1
2012 12 1
2013 7 0
2014 8 1
Total 78 9

International goals

Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 28 February 2006 Limassol  Belarus 1–0 1–0 Friendly
2. 1 March 2006 Nicosia  Kazakhstan 2–0 2–0 Friendly
3. 11 October 2006 Zenica  Bosnia and Herzegovina 2–0 4–0 UEFA Euro 2008 qualifier
4. 1 April 2009 Heraklion  Israel 2–1 2–1 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifier
5. 10 October 2009 Athens  Latvia 4–2 5–2 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifier
6. 17 November 2010 Vienna  Austria 1–0 2–1 Friendly
7. 7 October 2011 Piraeus  Croatia 1–0 2–0 UEFA Euro 2012 qualifier
8. 22 June 2012 Gdańsk  Germany 1–1 2–4 UEFA Euro 2012
9. 24 June 2014 Fortaleza  Ivory Coast 2–1 2–1 2014 FIFA World Cup