Giorgos Athanasiadis is a retired Greek professional footballer. He was born on January 30, 1983, in Thessaloniki, Greece. Athanasiadis primarily played as a striker. Throughout his career, he played for various clubs in Greece, including Iraklis, Asteras Tripolis, Panetolikos, and Xanthi. However, he is best known for his time at PAOK, one of the top clubs in Greece. Athanasiadis joined PAOK in 2012 and quickly became a key player for the team. He scored numerous goals and played a vital role in their success, helping them win the Greek Cup in 2017 and reach the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 in the same year. Athanasiadis played for PAOK until 2019 when he decided to retire from professional football. At the international level, Athanasiadis represented Greece. He made his debut for the national team in 2013 and went on to earn a total of five caps, scoring one goal. During his career, Athanasiadis was known for his powerful style of play and his ability to score goals. He was admired by fans for his dedication and commitment to the teams he played for. After retiring, he has been involved with PAOK as a youth coach, helping to develop young talent within the club.