As a result, he is replaced by fellow veteran Georgios Karagounis in a game that the Greeks must win to have any chance of reaching the last 16.
Meanwhile, Ivory Coast are without Didier Zokora, who serves a one-game ban after getting two bookings in the first two games of the competition.
Didier Ya Konan, who missed the defeat by Colombia because of a knee injury, isn't risked in the Elephants' starting XI this evening.
Greece: Karnezis, Torosidis, Holebas, Maniatis, Papastathopoulos, Manolas, Christodoulopoulos, Karagounis, Salpingidis, Kone, Samaras
Ivory Coast: Barry, Aurier, Boka, Tiote, K Toure, Bamba, Kalou, Gonzaroua Die, Drogba, Y Toure, Gervinho