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Peter Sarantopoulos | Canadian Soccer Player, Age, Biography, Early Life, Career, Facts

QUICK FACTS

IntroCanadian soccer player
IsAthlete, Football player, Association football player, Futsal player
FromCanada
TypeSports
GenderMale
Birth2 May 1968, Toronto
Age52 years

BIOGRAPHY

Peter Sarantopoulos (born 2 May 1968) is a former Canadian international soccer defender.

CLUB CAREER

Sarantopolous was a two time first-team and one time second-team Canadian Interuniversity Sport All-Canadian with the University of Toronto Varsity Blues. He played for the North York Rockets in 1989 and 1991 and was a 1991 and 1992 Canadian Soccer League All-Star Team selection playing for the Rockets and Winnipeg Fury.

He played for Toronto Blizzard during the 1993 American Professional Soccer League season as well as the Toronto Rockets for the APSL’s 1994 campaign. In 1996, he signed with St. Catharines Wolves of the Canadian National Soccer League. He made his debut on June 2, 1996 in a match against Toronto Italia. With St. Catharines he won the Cup Championship and reached the playoff finals but where defeated by Toronto Italia. Sarantopoulos played the 1998 season in the Toronto Lynx in the USISL A-League.

INTERNATIONAL CAREER

A defender, Sarantopoulos played for Canada at the 1987 FIFA World Youth Championship and made his senior debut for Canada in a February 1988 friendly match against Bermuda. He earned a total of 25 caps, scoring no goals. He has represented Canada in 6 FIFA World Cup qualification matches. He also played at the inaugural 1989 FIFA Futsal World Championship.

His final international game was a March 1993 friendly match against South Korea.

RETIREMENT

He nowadays runs an eyeglasses company in Toronto.

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