Soccer vet nabbed over possession of cannabis


A veteran professional soccer player was arrested on Monday in Koropi in eastern Attica on drug peddling charges.

More specifically, police said that after receiving a tip-off they intercepted the 45-year-old in his car in possession of 2.2 kilograms of cannabis which he was allegedly planning to deliver to an associate.

In a search of his home, police found an additional 90.1 kilos of cannabis.