Georgios Kyriakopoulos

Squad No. 77
Date of Birth February 5, 1996
Age 26
Height 182cm
Position Defender
Birthplace Patras
Previous Clubs Asteras Tripoli

Giorgos Kyriakopoulos (born 5 February 1996) is a Greek professional footballer who plays as a left-back for Serie A club Sassuolo and the Greece national team.

Early career
Kyriakopoulos was born in Patras, Greece. As a child he played for Thyella Patras until 2011. At the age of 14, he moved to Asteras Tripolis and was a key member of the U17 and U20 teams of the club.

Asteras Tripolis
His first professional contract with Asteras Tripolis signed it in 2013. He played as on loan at the Football League with Ergotelis and Lamia.

Loan to Ergotelis
On 13 August 2015, Kyriakopoulos moved to Ergotelis as a loanee from Asteras Tripolis.

Loan to Lamia
On 26 January 2016, Kyriakopoulos moved to Lamia as a loanee from Asteras Tripolis.

Loan to Sassuolo
On 2 September 2019, Kyriakopoulos moved to Sassuolo as a loanee from Asteras Tripolis, for an initial loan fee of €200,000 with a purchase option of €1 million for the summer of 2020.

On 22 June 2020, Sassuolo have officially exercised their option to purchase defender Georgios Kyriakopoulos from Asteras Tripolis. The 24-year-old left-back had arrived last summer on loan for €200,000 with an option to buy for a further €1.2m. During his debut Serie A season, Kyriakopoulos has so far made 17 appearances in the Neroverdi jersey and he also contributed with three assists. On 23 May 2021, Kyriakopoulos scored his first goal in Serie A, with an amazing shot from 35 meters opening the score in the last matchday of 2020-21 season against Lazio, but he was sent off in the second half with a 2nd yellow card. It was his first goal with the club in all competitions.