Georgios Tzavellas

Georgios Tzavellas, 2010

Giorgos Tzavelas (Greek Γιώργος Τζαβέλας [ ʝɔrɣɔs dzavɛlas ]; born 26 November 1987 in Vyronas, Athens ) is a Greek football player who is under contract with PAOK Thessaloniki.



Tzavelas debuted in Greek professional football at AO Kerkyra on 9 September 2006 in the 0-0 draw against Larissa. His first goal he scored for Kerkyra on 11 March 2007 in the fourth minute of the game 4-3 away victory over OFI Crete. In summer 2007, he dismounted with Kerkyra. After one and a half years, with 23 events and two goals, he moved in January 2008 for € 200,000 to Panionios Athens.

Panionios Athens

After switching to Panionios Tzavelas wore the number 31 his first goal for Panionios he scored on 7 December of the same year against AE Larisa. In his first full season, he completed 17 games with two goals. In following season, 2009/10, he won a place in the team Athens. This season was followed by 24 appearances and a nomination for best left-back of the Greek league.

Eintracht Frankfurt

During the summer break in 2010 Tzavelas, signed a three year contract with Eintracht Frankfurt. There he was to replace the former captain Christoph Spycher on the left -back position. On 12 March 2011, he scored his first Bundesliga goal in the away match against FC Schalke 04 It was the first goal of harmony in 2011, eight games was Frankfurt since back round start remained goalless. At the same time with 73 meters it was the shot to date from the widest range goal in Bundesliga history. Tzavelas surpassed the previous record holder Allofs, who had met for the first FC Cologne in 1986 against Bayer Leverkusen from 70 meters.

AS Monaco

By the end of the 2011/12 season Tzavelas was loaned to AS Monaco in the French Ligue 2. Monaco also had an option to purchase in the amount of approximately EUR 1 million. After expiry of the loan contract he initially returned to Frankfurt. On August 7, 2012 AS Monaco Tzavelas committed stalled. He signed a two-year contract until 30 June 2014.

PAOK Thessaloniki

On September 2, 2013 changed to the Greek first division club PAOK Thessaloniki.