Police investigate soccer player’s death in Thessaloniki


Police in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, are investigating the death of a local soccer player who was found at a marina in the coastal suburb of Kalamaria on Tuesday.

Details of the incident were unclear, with initial reports stating that Nikos Tsoumanis, 31, was found in his car with his hands bound with a plastic tie-wrap, while new reports said the tie-wrap was around his neck.

According to the Athens-Macedonian News Agency, he had been reported missing by friends and family on Monday afternoon.

The left back was playing for Makedonikos this season and had previously been at Aris and Apollonas, among other teams.