Arguably the best player ever to wear the jersey of Aris Thessaloniki, Dinos Kouis was a football midfielder who starred at Charilaou Stadium between 1975 and 1991.
Kouis was born on November 23, 1955. He began his career at Agrotikos Asteras in 1970. After five years, he joined Aris where, over the next 16 years he would make his mark on Greek football, participating in 473 Alpha Ethniki games and scoring 142 goals. Among his distinctions, Kouis was top scorer in 1981 with 21 goals.
During his football career Kouis was capped 33 times scoring 7 goals. The high point of his international career came on October 15, 1980 when his goal helped Greece defeat Denmark 1-0 in Copenhagen.
After his playing days were over Kouis stayed on in football in various coaching roles with clubs such as Anagennisis Giannitsa, Olympiakos Volos, Kerkyra FC, Karditsa FC, Agrotikos Asteras.
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Dinos Kouis holds the record for most Alpha Ethniki goals scored by headers: 50.