With APOEL Makrides won two championship titles and two Cups. He scored some spectacular goals (e.g. chipping the goalkeeper of Omonia from the midway line; picking up the ball in his own half and passing the entire Maccabi Tel-Aviv defence before slotting home in the UEFA Cup, etc.).
Makrides has so far (August 2011) been capped 50 times by the Cyprus National Football Team.