Sokratis Papastathopoulos Vs Messi(AC Milan Player)

Sokratis Papastathopoulos born 9 June 1988 in Kalamata. Sokratis is a Greek international football player currently playing as a defender for AC Milan in the Serie A.Papastathopoulos joined AEK Athens from Apollon Petalidiou for €30K On October 26, 2005 he made his debut for AEK Athens in a Greek Cup match against PAS Giannina scoring in the 7th minute of the game leading AEK Athens to a 3–0 win.On January 2006 he was loaned to Greek Second Division club Niki Volou for 6 months in order to gain first team football and gather valuable experience. He made a total of 15 appearances for Niki Volou. During the 2006–2007 Greek Super League, Papastathopoulos managed to make 14 appearances whilst competing against the likes of Bruno Cirillo, Traianos Dellas and Vangelis Moras. In AEK Athens’ UEFA Champions League 2006-2007 campaign, Papastathopoulos managed to play in 3 out of the 6 group games. In these 3 games AEK Athens managed 1 win (the famous 1–0 victory over AC Milan), 1 draw (the 2–2 away draw with RSC Anderlecht) and one loss (the 3–1 away defeat to Lille OSC). During the 2007–2008 Greek Super League, he has been a mainstay in AEK’s defence, keeping out competition from Geraldo Alves.On August 1, 2008, Papastathopoulos agreed to transfer to Genoa, a Serie A team, for a fee of €4 million [2]. He made his debut for Genoa on 27 September 2008 against Fiorentina, followed by a start against Ravenna Calcio in the Coppa Italia a few days later. His first goal for Genoa