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Kevin Mirallas - Olympiakos and Belgium superstar Kevin Antonio Mirallas (born 5 October 1987) is a Belgian footballer who plays as a striker for Olympiacos. Career He played for his home town side Standard Liège at youth level, and has played for Lille OSC since the opening of the 2004--05 season. Mirallas participated in the UEFA Cup in his first season at the club. Mirallas subsequently was transferred to AS Saint-Etienne for €4m, scoring against Lyon on his debut in the Rhone-Loire derby. Olympiacos Piraeus On 17 June 2010 Olympiacos Piraeus acquired the 23-year old from Saint-Etienne on a one-year loan basis.[1] He made his debut against Besa Kavajë in UEFA Europa League qualifying phase. His scored his first 2 goals against Olympiakos Volou F.C., in a 3--1 victory and after this game he became first-choice center-forward for his team. His scoring form continued and he scored a great goal against rivals Panathinaikos. After that, Olympiacos Piraeus decided to sign him on a four-year contract. As of 11 April 2011, he has scored 14 goals in 26 matches in the Greek Superleague, many of them playing as a right winger or an attacking midfielder. Position Mirallas has the ability to play in various attacking positions. His favorite position is striker but he can also play as a second striker, attacking midfielder and winger. International career Mirallas has represented Belgium at Under-17, Under-19 levels and Under-21 levels and was one of the leading figures in guiding 2007 Belgium to the semi-finals during the UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship. He scored twice in the 2008 Summer Olympics football tournament, once against China (2--0 victory) and once against Italy (3--2 victory)
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