In Greece, Persidis won three league titles and two Cups with Olympiakos in the period 1971 - 1975. He played a total of 95 games, scoring 15 goals. Afterwards, he returned to Vienna to play for Rapid. He ended his career in 1982.
Persidis was capped 7 times by Austria. He was on the roster of the team that played in the World Cup finals in 1978.