Spiro Malakellis

Spiro Malakellis (born 23 April 1968) is a former Australian rules footballer who played for Geelong in the Victorian Football League (VFL) and Port Adelaide Football Club in the South Australian Football League during the late 1980s and early 1990s.

Spiro Malakellis
Personal information
Date of birth (1968-04-23) 23 April 1968
Place of birth Walgatt
Original team(s) Geelong Amateurs
Draft No. 20, 1989 pre-season draft
Height 175 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 75 kg (165 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1989–1993 Geelong 67 (18)
1995–1997 Port Adelaide 17 (9)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1993.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

One of seven children, Malakellis was born in Walgatt in 1968 and grew up in Portarlington before moving to Geelong where he attended Geelong High School. The elder brother of Tony Malakellis, he started his career at Geelong Amateurs.

After finishing with Geelong, Malakellis spent two years playing with Port Adelaide Magpies in the SANFL playing in the 1995 premiership side with his brother Tony.

Of Greek background, Malakellis's long term partner is Italian and they have two children.


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