High risk sports event at the Red Star football club stadium

Location: Belgrade, Serbia


Football club Red Star will play club Rad on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 7:00 PM, at Red Star stadium. This is a high risk event because of animosity between the teams’ fans and frequent clashes in and around the stadium. Expect a large police presence in the area and around town. Traffic problems should be expected.

U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid the areas.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Avoid demonstrations.
  • Keep a low profile.
  • Notify friends and family of your safety.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists/Westerners.


  • U.S. Embassy Belgrade, Serbia