A footballer from Greek Super league has been kidnapped in his home country Mexico alongside his girlfriend.

According to NBC Sports, 25-year-old Olympiacos striker Alan Pulido who has been capped six times by Mexico, alongside his partner were taken by masked gunmen after leaving a party in Ciudad Victoria on Sunday in what happens to be one of the scarier sports stories in recent months.

Pulido played for UNAL from 2009 to 2014, winning the Copa MX in 2014 after leading the tournament with 10 goals in nine games.

He made a brief move to Levadiakos for the 2014-15 season before making an improved move to Olympiakos in Super League Greece.

During the 2015-16 season, Pulido scored five goals in eight league appearances en route to a Super league title, and six goals in 13 total appearances, two of those appearances came in the Europa League against Anderlecht.

The report claims Pulido’s girlfriend was released but the footballer is still held in the kidnapper’s den.

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