Who is KBFC striker Dimitrios Diamantakos, bio, age, height, wife, salary, contract, goals and stats

Who is KBFC striker Dimitrios Diamantakos, bio, age, height, wife, salary, contract, goals and stats

Here is all you need to know about Dimitrios Diamantakos including his age, wife, salary, career, records and more about the Kerela Blasters footballer 

The current Indian Super League (ISL) leaders, whose depleted squad flew in to Bhubaneswar in the morning for lack of accommodation in the Odisha capital, showed their eminence against Shilling Lajong in their Super Cup campaign with a 3-1 victory.

Who is KBFC striker Dimitrios Diamantakos, bio, age, height, wife, salary, contract, goals and career stats

Blasters have rebounded admirably after Luna’s defeat, winning each of their past four games (including triumphs over Mohun Bagan Super Giant and Mumbai City FC) while giving up just one goal.

Their counterattack has been greatly aided by Dimitrios Diamantakos, the Greek attacker for the Kochi-based squad who is tied for the second-highest scorer in the ISL with Roy Krishna of Odisha. Let us have a look at who the Greek footballer is.

Who is Dimitrios Diamantakos?

Dimitrios Diamantakos, a striker with Kerala Blasters in the Indian Super League and a professional football player of Greek descent, was born on March 5, 1993 in Piraeus, Greece. The 30-year-old striker measures 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) tall. He is single and unmarried.

After an impressive debut season with 12 goals in 24 matches, on 4 May 2023, Kerala Blasters announced that they have extended the contract of Diamantakos till 2024 and he was included in the Blasters squad for the 2023 Durand Cup, but missed the entire tournament due to an injury.

Born: 5 March 1993 (age 30 years), Piraeus, Greece
Nationality: Greek
Current team: Kerala Blasters FC (#9 / Forward)
Dates joined: 2022 (Kerala Blasters FC), MORE
Weight: 75 kg
Height: 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)

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Dimitrios Diamantakos weekly salary: £2,400 Annual Salary: £124,800

A look at Dimitrios Diamantakos’ career so far

After beginning his career at Atromitos Piraeus, Diamantakos joined Olympiacos’ youth teams in 2009. The Greek went on loan to Super League team Panionios in 2012. He came on loan to Aris in January 2013. In 13 appearances, he failed to score a goal. June 2013 saw his loan to Ergotelis.

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Having scored 10 goals in 27 league and cup games, he had his greatest season to date. Olympiacos chose to retain him for the 2014–15 campaign after his loan stint at Ergotelis.

Diamantakos made his Superleague debut on August 23, 2014, playing at home for Olympiacos against Niki Volos. He scored his first goal in the 28th minute with a close-range effort.

Diamantakos returned to Karlsruher SC for the season in August 2015, this time on loan. The Greek striker was permanently signed by Karlsruhe on February 18, 2016, for a rumoured €1 million transfer fee.

Dimitrios then played for VfL Bochum, FC St. Pauli, Hajduk Split was loaned to Ashdod in 2022 before moving to Kerela Blasters.  After ending his contract with his previous team, Hajduk Split, Diamantakos completed his transfer to Kerala Blasters on August 25, 2022.

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In the first game of the 2022–23 season, a 3–1 victory over East Bengal on October 7, 2022, marked his Indian Super League debut with the Blasters.

Talking about his international career, against Romania on September 7, 2014, he made his debut for Greece.

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