Andreas Gianniotis

Andreas Gianniotis (Greek: Ανδρέας Γιαννιώτης, born 18 December 1992) is a Greek footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Maccabi Tel Aviv.

Andreas Gianniotis
Personal information
Full name Andreas Gianniotis
Date of birth (1992-12-18) 18 December 1992
Place of birth Serres, Greece
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Maccabi Tel Aviv
Number 17
Youth career
2005–2006 Iraklis
2006–2011 Apollon Kalamarias
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2012 Ethnikos Gazoros 18 (0)
2012–2017 Olympiacos 0 (0)
2014Fostiras (loan) 14 (0)
2014–2015PAS Giannina (loan) 0 (0)
2015–2017Panionios (loan) 36 (0)
2017–2018 Atromitos 26 (0)
2018–2019 Olympiacos 7 (0)
2019– Maccabi Tel Aviv 0 (0)
National team
2012–2013 Greece U21 4 (0)
2018– Greece 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 October 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 01:52, 16 May 2018 (UTC)

Club career

Gianniotis joined Olympiacos from Football League 2 side Ethnikos Gazoros on 22 June 2012 after impressive league performances in the 2011–12 Football League 2.[1][2]

He joined Fostiras on loan in January 2014. He joined PAS Giannina on loan in August 2014.[3] He joined Olympiacos in January 2015.[4] He joined Panionios on loan for two years in summer 2015. His performances during the last two years, was his passport to be called by Skibbe for the crucial game against Bosnia which will held in Zenica on 9 June.[5]

On summer 2017, the administration of Olympiacos wants to extend the current contract of talented goalkeeper, which expires in the summer of 2019. The 24-year-old player spent the last two seasons on loan to Panionios, with more than 35 performances for all competitions, while the Reds are planning to extend his current contract until the summer of 2021.[6]

On 1 September 2017, after the acquisition of ex-international goalie Silvio Proto, Giannotis is not in the season plans of Albanian manager of the Reds, Besnik Hasi, and he solved his contract with the club, in order to find more playing time.[7] On 4 September 2017, Atromitos officially announced the signing of goalkeeper Andreas Gianniotis, who was recently released from Olympiacos, until the end of 2018–19 season.[8] On 4 November 2017, in a goalless home Superleague draw game against rivals Panionios, Giannotis kept a 8 in a row clean sheets, entered as the new no.7 at the Top 10 of all time performances for the Greek championship.[9]

On 29 May 2018, Gianniotis will be returning to Olympiacos on a trade deal with Atromitos. Olympiacos will activate the return clause in Gianniotis’ current contract with Atromitos and instead of paying them €300,000 for the player, Olympiacos will give Spyros Risvanis on a free transfer in exchange for the goalkeeper.[10] On 9 August 2018, he made his international debut in a 4–0 home win UEFA Europa League Third qualifying round, 1st leg game against FC Luzern.[11]

On 5 June 2019, he signed a three years contract with champions Maccabi Tel Aviv which includes an option to extend his stay by a further year for an estimated €500.000 fee per year.[12] He started as the undisputed first goalie of the club, gaining his first title as a starter in a 1-0 2019 Israel Super Cup game against Bnei Yehuda Tel Aviv, but on 18 August 2019 he suffered a ruptured sideband in the ankle in the semifinal Toto Cup Al game against Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona.

International career

On 16 March 2018, he called in the Greek national team from Michael Skibbe for the friendly matches against Switzerland on 23 March 2018 and Egypt on 27 March 2018. On 27 March 2018, he made his debut with the Greek national team against Egypt as a starter.[13]

Career statistics

As of 18 August 2019:

Club Season League Cup[nb 1] Europe[nb 2] Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Ethnikos Gazoros 2011–12 1800000180
Total 1800000180
Fostiras (loan) 2013–14 1400000140
Total 1400000140
PAS Giannina (loan) 2014–15 00100010
Total 00100010
Panionios (loan) 2015–16 30200050
2016–17 3301000340
Total 3603000390
Atromitos 2017–18 2600000260
Total 2600000260
Olympiacos 2018–19 700050120
Total 700050120
Maccabi Tel Aviv 2019–20 00204060
Total 00204060
Career totals 101060901160


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Maccabi Tel-Aviv



  1. "Ο Ολυμπιακός υπέγραψε για τέσσερα χρόνια με τον 18χρονο Ανδρέα Γιαννιώτη (Olympiacos signed for four years the 18-year-old Andreas Gianniotis)" (in Greek). Retrieved 5 July 2012.
  2. "O Ανδρέας Γιαννιώτης στον Ολυμπιακό (Gianniotis to Olympiacos)" (in Greek). 22 June 2012.
  3. "Ο Ανδρέας Γιαννιώτης, στον ΠΑΣ ΓΙΑΝΝΙΝΑ". 8 August 2014. Archived from the original on 15 February 2017.
  4. "Επιστροφή για τον Ανδρέα Γιαννιώτη". 23 January 2015.
  5. "Πέντε "πρεμιέρες" στην Εθνική Ανδρών κόντρα στην Βοσνία". 1 June 2017. Retrieved 4 June 2017.
  6. "Νέο συμβόλαιο στον Γιαννιώτη". 3 June 2017. Retrieved 4 June 2017.
  7. "Έκπληξη! Έφυγε ως ελεύθερος από τον Ολυμπιακό Έλληνας άσος". 1 September 2017. Retrieved 3 September 2017.
  8. "Πήρε Γιαννιώτη ο Ατρόμητος". 4 September 2017. Retrieved 5 September 2017.
  9. "Στην έβδομη θέση των κορυφαίων ο «κέρβερος» Γιαννιώτης". 4 November 2017. Retrieved 4 November 2017.
  10. "Οριστικό: Ο Γιαννιώτης στον Ολυμπιακό, ο Ρισβάνης στον Ατρόμητο". 29 May 2018. Retrieved 30 May 2018.
  11. "Ολυμπιακός-Λουκέρνη 4-0". (in Greek). Retrieved 9 August 2018.
  12. "Υπογράφει στην Μακάμπι Τελ Αβίβ ο Γιαννιώτης". (in Greek). Retrieved 5 June 2019.
  13. "Ανανεωμένη και ωραία η Εθνική, δίκαια 1-0 την Αίγυπτο". (in Greek). 27 March 2018. Retrieved 28 March 2018.
  14. "Andreas Gianniotis". Soccerway. Retrieved 1 July 2017.
  15. "Andreas Gianniotis". Retrieved 1 July 2017.
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