Forward Apostolos Stamatelopoulos
- Height 184cm
- Weight 84kg
- D.O.B. 9/4/99
- Born North Adelaide
33. Apostolos Stamatelopoulos, commonly known as AP by his fellow teammates and peers, is a new signing from A-League side Western United.
Stamatelopoulos preferred position is the striker role and offers head coach Craig Deans with more options upfront.
Having started his career with Adelaide United, Stamatelopoulos contributed four goals during his time with the reds and was a consistent figure for Adelaide United during the 2017/2018 and 2018/2019 seasons.
Stamatelopoulos made his debut for the Newcastle Jets against Wellington Phoenix which ended in a disappointing 2-0 home game defeat.
Craig Deans handed Stamatelopoulos his first start against Sydney FC at Netstrata Jubilee Stadium and played the full 90 minutes in the 2-1 defeat to the reigning champions.
QUESTION AND ANSWER:
What is your hidden talent … Golf
What would you be doing (job-wise) if you weren’t a professional footballer … Something to do with building
Favourite childhood footballing memory … Making my debut for Adelaide United
The untidiest teammate at the Jets is … Angus Thurgate
Who do you think is the best dressed in the team … Stevie Ugarkovic
Who do you think is the worst dressed in the team … Angus Thurgate
What’s your go-to karaoke song … Kiss Me Thru The Phone – Soulja Boy
If you could have any three dinner guests dead or alive, who would they be and why … Maradona, Michael Jordan and Nick Kyrgios
If you were down to your last $20 what would you spend it on … Parma and a beer
Favourite holiday destination … Greece
Favourite food … Parma
Does sauce go in the fridge or the cupboard … fridge
Favourite sport other than football … Golf and tennis
Favourite superhero … Batman
What’s your signature dish in the kitchen … Chicken Schnitzel