Dimitrios Koukoulitsios

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Dimitrios Koukoulitsios
Personal information
Date of birth 1960
Place of birth Larissa, Greece
Date of death (1979-09-06)6 September 1979 (aged 19)
Place of death Thiva, Greece
Playing position Midfielder, Striker
Youth career
1972–1975 AEL
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1975–1979 AEL 119 (22)
National team
Greece U-17
Greece U-19
Greece U-21
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Dimitrios Koukoulitsios was a Greek football player, one of the greatest talents of the 1970s. He played only for his hometown team AEL from 1972 to 1979. He became a professional at the early age of 15 and he earned 119 caps, scoring 22 goals. During this period, he was a part of U-17, U-19 and U-21 Greece national teams.

Koukoulitsios died in a car accident in Thiva on 6 September 1979, along with his teammate Dimitrios Mousiaris. He was only 19. In the car was Giannis Valaoras too, who survived and became one of AEL's best of all times.

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