"I believe that Olympiacos can offer me this extra thing I need. I can win titles with my team and participate in the Champions League," pointed out the Olympiacos midfielder Panagiotis Tachtsidis in this week's interview in the official website of Super League. Replying to the questions by the fans, the multi-faceted midfielder of the red-and-whites also pointed out that: "The three contenders are close to one another. We still have a long way to go, no one claim that one victory will lead to winning the championship. However, everything will be determined in the matches to follow." The full interview:
Question by Lefteris Efmorfopoulos
Given that you were just 19 years old when moving to Italy and given that it was hard for you to decide to leave Greece, I would like to ask you this: For how long did you think about this transfer proposal before taking the decision to go ahead with it?
I did not think about it. It was my life's dream to play for an international club and when I was given the opportunity to do so, I made the decision almost right away.
Question by Rafael Stavrakakis
How did you decide about coming to Olympiacos?
I decided it because I believe that Olympiacos can offer me this extra thing I need. I can win titles with my team and participate in the Champions League.
Question by Stavros Georgovrettakos
Hello Panagiotis, I play football and in fact in the same position as you, you are an idol to me and I hope to one day reach the same level as you and in fact become better than you! My question is: how many years would you like to stay in Olympiacos? What are your goals for the future?
I would personally like to stay for many years, however this does not depend on me. As I said, my goals are to win titles, championships and Cup titles with Olympiacos, and also to continue participating in the Champions League.
Question by Efthimis Pallikarakis
What is your highlight as a player of Olympiacos?
The match against Barcelona. It was an amazing experience.
Question by Nikolas Tomaras
Were you given the possibility to play in another position, what would this position be and why?
I would probably be a striker, I think I would do well.
Question by Pantelis Georgousopoulos
What would you like to say to the fans of Olympiacos regarding the championship and the Greek Cup?
That they should be by our side and support us, as they already do. This way they will help us so we can achieve our goals!
Question by Nikos Gavriilidis
What in your opinion about the championship so far?
The three contenders are close to one another. We still have a long way to go, no one claim that one victory will lead to winning the championship. However, everything will be determined in the matches to follow.
Question by Panayotis Manolopoulos
How does it feel when entering Karaiskakis?
The atmosphere is magical; I have never experienced something similar as a player. The feeling in Karaiskakis is unique.
Question by Grigoris Papadimitriou
What do you believe are your strong and weak points as player? If you could improve a playing characteristic of yours, what would that be?
I always try to improve as a player. My coaches know my "weak" points best since they watch me playing every day. I think that I would like to be a bit faster, but due to how tall I am, I cannot have everything. I work and try to become better.
What is his favourite food
Chicken with sweet potatoes and avocado.
What is his hobby
I play pool.
What is his favourite film
The Last Samurai.
THE WINNER OF THE DRAW FOR THE SIGNED SOUVENIR BY PANAGIOTIS TACHTSIDIS, OFFERED BY FC OLYMPIACOS, IS MR LEFTERIS EFMORFOPOULOS.