Skip to comments.Life ban from Greece teams for Nazi salute player
Posted on 03/17/2013 10:21:37 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -AEK Athens midfielder Giorgos Katidis has been banned from any Greek national team for life after giving a Nazi salute while celebrating a goal in the Greek league.
Greece's football federation said Sunday in a statement that the player's gesture "is a deep insult to all victims of Nazi brutality."
The 20-year-old Katidis gave a Nazi salute after scoring the winner in AEK's 2-1 victory over Veria on Saturday.
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But our athletes are allowed to flash gang signs.
Banned for life?
Their extreme over-reaction shows something about the fears of their elites.
It takes a special kind of stupid to admire Nazis.
Especially in a place like Greece where the Nazis murderd thousands of innocent people.
Only from playing for the Greek national team. Don't know the player, but chances are he wouldn't have been a consideration anyway.
Seems pretty harsh to me too since it lasted all of about 1 second, and then he got swamped by his team.
Good to see a national socialist get p@wned. It hasn’t happened nearly enough of late. These lefty totalitarians deserve any beating they get 10 times over and more.
Seeing as how Germany are the ones that are responsible for a Greece’s problems, at least in the opinion of many Greeks, perhaps it was more of a message to Germany about how Greeks feel about them, rather than his admiration for the Nazis.
You gotta look at it in the context of Golden Dawn, the up-and-coming Greek fascist party.
I don’t know for sure, but I suspect the poor guy has no idea what a Nazi salute was. Seems as a bit of an overreaction to me. JMHO.
yet dog killer and dog torturers can play in the NFL in Amerika
That's what I wondered. Was he just extending his arm and saying YEA?
there is no way he does not know.
considering the famin from the occupation and how much of a universal nightmare nazi occupation was and how dislike of german imposed austerity is tracked to nazism accusation...
“yet dog killer and dog torturers can play in the NFL in Amerika”
So can people who eat cows and pigs (without any sanction at all).
you are nonsensical, smashing dogs to the ground and eating meat have nothing in common
Our President ate dogs.
Oh don’t get me started, there are a lot of positions filled with those who should be disqualified from holding them
“Was he just extending his arm and saying YEA?”
Here is the video. I would say probably not, but have a look for yourself. The punishment does seem a bit extreme, however.
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