Greek Soccer fans beat up the referee at the end of a soccer match; two arrested


Soccer fans allegedly assaulted and injured the referee at the end of the game between Thiella Rafinas and Ethnikos it has been reported in Greek media.

According to the report, the enraged fans of the Pireaus team attacked referee, Aristidis Aliagas, at the end of the match, beating him, as a result of which the referee was transferred to the 401 General hospital in Athens for medical attention.

Although Thiella Rafinas prevailed with 2-1 over Ethnikos, due to the violent incident,  the referee did not file the match report, something that he is expected to do on Monday (31/01) and as it is understood, he will also refer to what happened.

Police made two arrests, while the Piraeus team issued a statement condemning the incidents, while stating that the fans who were at the stadium were under the supervision of the police.

The announcement said: " Ethnikos fans at the Rafina stadium numbered 15 as planned, according to the notice issued by Thiella Rafinas.  In fact, the entrance was  under the supervision of the Police and with the area of ​​the guests isolated. Ethnikos unequivocally condemns the events that took place at the Rafina stadium."