Stefanos Kapino

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Stefanos Kapino is a Greek football player (goalkeeper).

Kapino was born on March 28, 1994 in Piraeus, to Albanian parents but has lived in Greece since infancy. He was signed by Panathinaikos, in 2007, at the age of 13.

On September 17, 2011, Kapino made his debut with Panathinaikos senior team replacing Orestis Karnezis who was red carded.

After a few more appearances in the Superleague, Kapino was called up by National Football Team coach Fernando Santos and made his debut with Greece on November 15, 2011, in a friendly against Romania (1-3 at Altach, Austria). In doing so, he set a new record as the youngest Greek international (17 years and 241 days old) breaking the record held since 1972 by Thomas Mavros. So far he has been capped 9 times.

In 2014, Kapino moved to Germany to play for Mainz 05. He failed to establish himself there and the following year transferred to Olympiakos. In 2018 he was transferred twice. In the winter transferwindow he went to former European Cupwinner Nottingham Forest to play in the Championship, England’s second tier. In the summer transferwindow he was transferred to Werder Bremen in the German Bundesliga.