Greek Euro Comeback as Russia Toppled
The embattled Greek economy received an unexpected boost in Poland as Greece beat Russia 1-0 at Euro 2012. Now today is election day in Greece and voters are changing the names on the ballot papers and voting for super goal scorer Giorgos Karagounis to become the new Prime Minister after all he beat Russia single handedly so maybe he can now rescue the beleaguered Greek economy too!
Can anyone believe it, Greece are through to the quarter finals of Euro 2012!
The mighty Russian football team have been downsized and knocked out of Euro 2012 by the unheralded Greeks what a victory – what a celebration, well done Greece and thank you to winning goal scorer Giorgos Karagounis. What a performance, well done to all the team squad and the coaching team, this is what makes great sporting events exciting and entertaining!
The victory news has created havoc in Syntagma Square in downtown Athens as the crowd mingled expecting some politician to announce the end of all the austerity measures and the welcome news that Greece is going to exit the Euro economy! All they got was cheers and chants – Giorgos Karagounis – Giorgos Karagounis – you just could not match this story from the annals of Greek mythology.
Greece win beat Russia 1-0!
Greece – Giorgos Karagounis – 45 minutes
Euro 2012 Match Ground
18:45 +00:00, June 16, 2012
National Stadium, Warsaw, Poland
Match Stats Ball Possession
Greece – 38%
Russia – 62%
The ball possession stats do not lie it was all Russia but ironically the result was not destined to light up the bars and streets of Moscow. No Sir! The night was to showcase the underdogs as Greece showed unexpected grit and dogma that kept the Russians from scoring! The rest as they say is history. How far in Euro 2012 can Greece progress watch this site for updates.
Greek Euro Comeback as Russia Toppled…