Visiting Greek star Sotirios Kyrgiakos was a winner everywhere but on the park when his two-game stint with Sydney Olympic ended with losses to Blacktown Spartans and St George FC.
But the former Liverpool player’s mere presence on the pitch helped set crowd records in the fledgling NSW National Premier Leagues competition.
Kyrgiakos, 34, used his brief stay in Australia to raise the profile of the local game, attend coaching sessions and encourage Olympic’s youngsters.
Just click on the links below to see the revered pony-tailed defender in action. Pics by Quarrie Sports Photography.