Vasilis Kiryakos Hadzipanagis ( Greek Βασίλης Χατζηπαναγής ; October 26, 1954 , Tashkent ) - Soviet and Greek football player , midfielder and striker .
|Full name||Vasilis Kiryakos Hadzipanagis|
|Born||October 26, 1954 (64 years old)|
Tashkent , Uzbek SSR , USSR
|Citizenship||USSR → Greece|
|The weight||68 kg|
|Club||completed his career|
- 1 Biography
- 2 Career
- 3 notes
- 4 References
Born in a family of political immigrants , Cypriots and Greek women, who moved from Thessaloniki to Tashkent in 1949    .
Soon after his debut as part of Pakhtakor, he was invited to the USSR youth team. He was called to the main team, but did not play a single match in its composition. In 1975, he spent 4 matches and scored one goal in the qualifying tournament for the 1976 Olympic Games as part of the Olympic team  .
November 22 of the same year arrived in Thessaloniki , where he began performances for Iraklis . The first match for the club was held on December 7, the last - on October 26, 1991, in the UEFA Cup against Valencia , on the day of its 37th anniversary.
May 6, 1976 played in the Greek national team in a friendly match against the Polish national team . Further, he could not play for the Greek national team in connection with his performances for the youth national teams of the USSR.
In June 1984, he played with the world team along with Franz Beckenbauer , Mario Kempes and Kevin Keegan in the match against the New York Cosmos team.
He scored six goals with a direct kick from the corner in official games  . On December 14, 1999, the 45-year-old Hadzipanagis played for the Greek national team in his farewell match with the team of Ghana (1: 1)  .
In November 2003, the Hellenic Football Federation was recognized as the best footballer of Greece for the past half century. At the presentation ceremony, Hadzipanagis said that he regrets that he played only one official match for the national team and did not play in a stronger championship.
|? —1972||Dynamo Tashkent|
|1976||Greece (under 21)||four||0|
- M. Rozenko. Vasilis Hadzipanagis. “I regret that I left the USSR” . "Soviet sport." Archived March 10, 2013.
- Yuri Golyshak, Alexander Kruzhkov. Vasilis Hadzipanagis. The best Greek . "Sport Express" (March 2, 2012). Archived March 10, 2013.
- Arthur Valerco. Greece and Ukraine: common ground . Football.ua (November 12, 2009). Archived March 10, 2013.
- USSR national football team. Story. Statistics. 1975 year . Archived March 10, 2013.