Alan Pulido escaped from his captors by shooting one of them, reports Proceso, bringing an end to the kidnapping that began when armed men took the Mexican striker from outside a restaurant in his hometown of Ciudad Victoria on Saturday night.
Panathinaikos and Olympiakos, the top two teams in the Greek Super League, were supposed to play today in Athens, but an outbreak of fan violence and flare throwing caused the postponement of the game. Here are some surreal photos from the stadium, which I swear are not from The Purge.
Is this a David Ospina own goal? A Konstantinos Fortounis olímpico? Either way, it’s absolutely a crime against keeping.
Coaches and players often say, when asked whether something or other has added fire to an upcoming game, that if just being in the Big Time Sporting Event doesn't motivate you, you're beyond hope anyway. If that's true, then Manchester United's passion-filled 3-0 comeback against Olympiakos probably doesn't say much…
Sunday's match between Olympiakos and Panathinaikos turned into a shit show when unruly Olympiakos fans began throwing things onto the pitch. One fan tossed a flare, and another nailed Panathinaikos coach Giannis Anastasiou right in the face with a cup of soda.
This is how fans of professional sports teams burn something down. Take note, Kentucky. For some back story, lets take a look at the AP writeup, in its entirety, by someone who clearly did not attend the game.
In Game 4 of the Greek A-1 League finals between Olympiakos and Panathinaikos, referees declared Panathinaikos the winner after Olympiakos fans interrupted the game by shooting a flare at the Panathinaikos team and staff. Holy shitkos.
All was not so peaceful and friendly inside Peace and Friendship Stadium last night in Athens. With their Olympiakos losing to nemsis Panathinaikos in the Greek League final, fans made the Malice at the Palace look like a game of sandbox tag, hurling flares and bottles at the visitor's bench.