The Greek league is indefinitely shut down, as has the government of the country announced Monday. There will only be matches to be played if there is “common agreement on a clear framework” to atrocity prevention.
The measure follows on the riots at the game between PAOK Saloniki and AEK Athens Sunday night. The duel was stopped after PAOK-supporters in the field stormed. President Ivan Savvidis wore on the field, even a gun.
The serious civil disturbances began in the 89th minute. Referee Georgios Kominis had shortly before a goal from Fernando Varela of home team PAOK disapproved because of offside.
Of Supporters – but also Savvidis, who in addition to chairman is the owner of PAOK – stormed the field and threatened the referee and the players of AEK.
On the images it is clear to see that Savvidis, accompanied by a few bodyguards with a gun in his belt wore when he was on the field. The 58-year-old driver, who was born in Georgia and a former member of the Russian parliament, and ordered the players of PAOK from the field.