The Karaiskakis Stadium disaster was an incident that occurred on 8 February 1981 in the Karaiskakis Stadium in Neo Faliro, Piraeus, Greece, after the conclusion of a football match between Olympiacos and AEK Athens. It is the biggest football tragedy in Greece's history, and among the worst in sports history.
The Georgios Karaiskakis Stadium , commonly referred to as the Karaiskakis Stadium (Greek: Στάδιο Καραϊσκάκη, [staðio karaiˈskaki]), is a football stadium in Piraeus, Attica, Greece, and the home ground of the Piraeus football club Olympiacos. With a capacity of 32,115, it is the largest football-only stadium and the second largest football stadium overall in Greece.
Georgios Karaiskakis , born Georgios Karaiskos (Greek: Γεώργιος Καραΐσκος; January 23, 1780 – April 23, 1827), was a famous Greek military commander and a leader of the Greek War of Independence.
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