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Security Alert: Belgrade (Serbia), Potential for Soccer Hooliganism

Europe > Serbia > Belgrade

Location: Belgrade, Serbia


Event: There will be three concurrent football matches at Cukaricki, Partizan, and Red Star stadiums on Sunday, May 19, 2019 starting at 7:00PM.  There are no specific animosities between the competing teams, but fans of all three major Belgrade football clubs will be out in numbers adding to the likelihood of clashes.  Please use caution in the area of these stadiums.


·    Cukaricki vs. Vojvodina at Cukaricki stadium.

·    Partizan vs. Proleter at Partizan stadium.

·    Red Star vs. Napredak at Red Star stadium. 


Actions to Take

·         Avoid the areas near the stadiums.

·         Monitor local media for updates.

·         Avoid crowds.

·         Keep a low profile.

·         Be aware of your surroundings.



·        U.S. Embassy Belgrade, Serbia

o   +381 (11) 706-4000 (24 hours)


·        State Department -- Consular Affairs

o   888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444  

·        Serbia Country Information  

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