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Yiannis Koskiniatis

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Full nameYiannis Koskiniatis
Place of deathProfitis Ilias, Greece
Playing positionMidfielder

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Yiannis Koskiniatis (1983 - 29 October 2008) was a Greek footballer who played for Diagoras F.C. He played 61 games and scored 4 goals for the team.

Koskiniatis, who had not played all season due to a leg injury was dropped for a game against Olympiakos. Koskiniatis went missing around midday, he drove his motobike to the top of a cliff. He left a suicide note at the top of the cliff saying “Being left out of the squad was a great injustice. I cannot take it any more.” Koskiniatis then jumped of the cliff and committed suicide. Diagoaras lost the game 3:2.

It is reported that the team had sent him for psychological help.

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