|Full name||Elias Yfantis|
|Date of birth||29 July 1936|
|Place of birth||Piraeus, Greece|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Born in Aghia Sophia in Piraeus, Yfantis joined the senior side of Olympiacos F.C. at the age of 17. He played for the first time in an official match in 1953. He played as a forward and scored 225 career goals in all competitions. In A'Ethniki, he not only played in 58 games in three seasons and scored 30 goals, but he had also scored first for the historic struggle of Olympiacos in European competition against AC Milan (final score 2-2). Serious injuries forced him to quit football in 1964 at the age of 28.
He made seven appearances and scored two goals for the Greece national football team, playing from 1957 to 1960.
In 1970 he became the head coach of Olympiacos as caretaker manager, and later for many years in parts of the infrastructure of the club.
- Championships in Greece: 1954,1955,1956,1957,1958 and 1959
- Greek Cup: 1954,1957,1958,1959,1960,1961 and 1963
- Leagues Piraeus: 1954,1955,1956,1957,1958 and 1959
- Kolokotsios, Lambros (20 March 2010). Αθλητικοί Φάκελοι (ΗΛΙΑΣ ΥΦΑΝΤΗΣ) [Sporting Capsules (Elias Ifantis)] (in Greek). Evrytania News.
- Mastrogiannopoulos, Alexander (25 September 2004). "Greece - International Matches 1948-1960". RSSSF.