Mike Thalassitis

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Full Name Mike Thalassitis
Age 27 Years Old
Nick Name Muggy Mike
Gender Male
Famous As Footballer
Birth Date January 19, 1993
Birth Place Edmonton, United Kingdom

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Ex-Football player and Love Island star, Mike Thalassitis, dies aged 26

Mike Thalassitis, reality television star and a former football player, was found dead on 15 March 2019 in his home in Southend-on-seas in Essex, England. He was 26 years old. His death was announced on the following day. The cause of the manner of his death is yet to be determined. 

Several reality TV stars have paid tributes to Thalassitis.  Ferne McCann of The Only Way Is Essex, Montana Brown of Love Island, Jonny Mitchell, Rachel Fenton, Alex Bowen, has paid tribute to him.

His first club, Stevenage has also paid tribute to his death. 

The Love Island star, who previously played professional football for several clubs retired from football in December 2017. He then became a reality television star appearing in Love Island in 2017 and in Go Celebs Dating in 2018. 

Famous For

  • Appearing in television reality shows, Love Island, and Go Celebs Dating.

Early Life of Mike Thalassitis

Michael Thalassitis was born on 19 January 1993. His birth place is in Edmonton, England. He holds Cypriot nationality. His zodiac sign was Capricorn. He was born to Cypriot parents. Information about his parents and siblings are currently unavailable. Information about his early life and upbringing is also not available at present. 

Football Career

He started his football career from an English club, Stevenage. He joined the youth system of the club ahead of the 2010-11 season. 

In his first season with the club, he scored 17 goals for the club's U18 team. 

His performance for the youth team earned him a 2-years professional contract with the club. He signed a professional contract with the club in May 2011.

He made his professional debut for the club's senior team against Milton Keynes Dons in August 2011. 

He was then loaned to Boreham Wood in October 2011. 

He was later loaned to different clubs including, Hayes & Yeading United, Cambridge United, Bishop's Stortford, and Ebbsfleet United. 

He scored 7 goals for Boreham Wood, 3 goals for Hayes & Yeading United, 1 goal for Bishop's Stortford, and eight goals for Ebbsfleet United.

Stevenage released him in May 2014. 

He joined Chelmsford City in October 2015 and scored one goal for the club before leaving the club in January 2016.

In January 2016, he joined Concord Rangers.

He signed for St Albans City in late January 2016.

He joined Margate in May 2016. He later joined Hermel Hempstead Town in October 2016 and then moved to Welling United in February 2017.

He returned to Margate in 2017, where he retired in December 2017. 

International Football Career

He had represented Cyprus national team at different age levels. 

He had represented Cyprus U19 team against Georgia U19 and Estonia.

He had played for Cyprus U19 team at the 2012 UEFA European U19 elite qualifiers. 

He had also represented Cyprus U21 team. 

He never represented Cyprus senior team. However, he was called up to the Cyprus senior team to play friendly against Japan in May 2014. But, he missed the match due to the ruptured ACL injury. 

Television Reality Shows

In 2017, he was announced as the cast for the third series of the reality TV show Love Island. 

He and his partner Olivia Attwood was one of the three couples with the lowest votes for Favorite Couples from the public. 

He joined the fourth series of Celebs Go Dating in 2018. 

Who was Michael Thalassitis Dating?

Michael Thalassitis was unmarried. After retiring from football, he became a reality television star. He dated Olivia Attwood during his appearance on the television reality show, Love Island. However, his early death has saddened his fans and well-wishers.

When Did Michal Thalassitis Die? What Caused his Death?

Michael Thalassitis reportedly died on 15 March 2019. He was found dead on the same day in the woodlands near his home in Southend-on-sea, Essex. He died at the age of 26. The cause of his death is yet to be determined.

What were Michael Thalassitis's Body Measurements?

Michael Thalassitis stood at a height of 1.88 m i.e. 6 feet and 2 inches tall. He had a body weight of 163 lbs i.e. 74 kg. He had an athletic body build. 

What was Michael Thalassitis's Net Worth?

The source of income of Michael Thalassitis was football. After retiring from football, he earned becoming a reality television star. His net worth is not available at present.