We are confident that the price for this item is unbeatable unc grade explanationa new condition coin that does not have any sign of wear. The result moved otto rehhagels side above their opponents in uefa euro 2004 group 6 and ensured that greece, surprise 10 winners away to spain on saturday, enjoyed a perfect week. The coins produced in greece didnt present any letter. The final tournament was hosted for the first time in portugal, from 12 june to 4 july 2004, after their bid was selected on 12. France missed a few chances against them in the qf. Greece pulled off one of the biggest shocks in football history to beat portugal in the euro 2004 final. Portugal were defeated by greece with a goal from angelos charisteas. Uefa euro 2004 stadiums portugal the stadium guide. The czechs were seen as dark horses to potentially win.
Apart from the obvious that is, scoring more goals than their opponents. There was little attachment to the drachma, as europes secondoldest currency was. How greece stunned the world to win euro 2004 espn fc. Nuno gomes scored in the 57th minute to give host portugal a 10 victory over neighboring spain and move into the quarterfinals of euro 2004. Id like to mention here that greece had only taken part in one euro tournament before 2004 in 1980 and earned only a single point. How boring greece stunned the world to win euro 2004. Seasonbyseason guide to the uefa european football championship including matches, standings and. This is the first 2 commemorative issue for greece, and the first 2 circulation commemorative coin issued since the introduction of the euro. A powerful secondhalf header from angelos charisteas stunned france, who looked out of sorts and uninspired. Takis fyssas, right, was a key defender in greeces unlikely march to the euro 2004 title. The teams victory inspired athenss olympic planners, who urged workshy stadium builders to.
Greece stun portugal to win euro 2004 agencies updated. Pundits believed that greeces journey at euro 2004 would end against the czech republic. The 2004 summer olympic games, officially known as the games of the xxviii olympiad, was a premier international multisport event held in athens, greece, from to 29 august 2004 with the motto. Greece joined portugal, ahead of spain on goals scored. Euro 2004 greece win euro 2004 efore uefa euro 2004 kicked off, the. I wanted to play like greece did in the 2004 euro championships which they won. Euro 2004 championship stock pictures, royaltyfree photos. Took over as greece coach in 2001 and qualified for euro 2004 ahead of spain and ukraine guided greece, 1001 outsiders, to a stunning victory. The uefa euro 2004 final was a football match played on 4 july 2004 at the estadio da luz in. Czech republic hit the woodwork a few times in the sf with greece scoring right at the end of et giving czech.
The games saw 10,625 athletes compete, accompanied by 5,501 team officials from 201 countries. Greece won the final 10, defying odds of 801 from the beginning of the tournament, with angelos charisteas scoring the winning goal in the 57th minute. Kapsis spent only one season in france before moving back to greece with olympiakos in 2005. Euro 2004 has tended to reward attacking play but they are an exception. The rank outsiders, greece, however, spoiled the party in their opening match and went on to scrape into the next round for the first time in their history.
After euro 2004, he left aek athens and moved to french side bordeaux. Zinedene zidane and france, despite a dramatic groupmatch. The 16 teams that qualified for the competition were required to submit a final 23man squad by 2 june 2004, although injured squad members could be replaced at any time up to 24 hours before their teams first match. Greece were lively and keen to work hard, and outplayed france in an uneventful first half. Greece sensationally knocked out defending champions france with an incredible win in their euro 2004 quarterfinal. Six reasons greece are in the final euro 2004 the guardian. The poorest member of the eu, greece saw emu as an essential step towards achieving its strategic and economic ambitions. In spite of the euros weakness when greece entered the eurozone on january 1 2001, opinion polls showed that some 70 per cent of greeks were in favour of membership. The 2004 uefa european football championship or just euro 2004 was the twelfth tournament of the uefa european football championship, a football tournament held all four years for european nations. Portugal v greece, uefa euro 2004 final, 4july2004 classic. Euro 2004 took place at a crossroads for greece, and europe as a whole. The 2004 uefa european football championship, commonly referred to as uefa euro 2004. Lets face it, they didnt have that much quality on paper, and nobody really fancied them to win.
French forwards steve marlet and djibril cisse dance to celebrate frances. Georgios seitardis of greece in action during the uefa euro 2004 group a match between greece and spain on june 16, 2004 at the estadio do bessa sec xxi in porto, portugal. So greece fulfilled the maastricht criteria and was admitted to the eurozone on january 1, 2001 but by 2004 the deception was becoming transparent. Can they do to france in their national stadium what was done to them in lisbon at euro 2004. France were poor at euro 2004 they were outplayed by england in the first game, and were utterly toothless when being dumped out by greece. They also took part in wc 1994 0 wins, 0 points, 010 goals. Get premium, high resolution news photos at getty images.
Its been years since greece beat portugal in the final of euro 2004 to pull off arguably the greatest shock in international football tournament history. The greekshellas to their fanshad never won a game at a major tournament before dispatching host portugal 21 in the euro 2004 opener, defending champion france 10 in the quarterfinals and. I would advise you to download their games against france, czech republic and portugal and analyze them, so you could establish a base set of instructions. Greek euro coins information, images and specifications. Greeces debt crisis timeline council on foreign relations. The 2004 uefa european football championship, commonly referred to as uefa euro 2004 or simply euro 2004, was the 12th edition of the uefa european championship, a quadrennial football competition contested by the mens national teams of uefa member associations. Greeces extraordinary euro 2004 odyssey has ended in a 10 victory over hosts portugal in the final as they were. The revision of greek data from march 2004 to september 2004 the revised data on deficit and debt for the period 2000 2003 released by eurostat on 23 september 2004 showed sizeable variations relative to the previous notifications. Uefa euro 2016 portugal v greece, uefa euro 2004 final, 4july2004 classic self.
The players ages, clubs and caps are accurate as of the start of the. Sitting proudly alongside the triumph that denmark toiled. Soccer results at soccer 24 offer soccer results, providing also goal scorers, soccer halftime results, red cards, goals and other soccer results information from europe euro 2004. Takis fyssas, right, was a key defender in greece s unlikely march to the euro 2004 title. Henry found his finishing touch to book a quarterfinal clash with greece next friday.
Download premium images you cant get anywhere else. Angelos charisteas scored from the greeks first corner after 57 minutes, heading in an angelis basinas cross. It was held in portugal between 12 june and 4 july 2004. Uefa euro 2004 underdogs greece kings of europe hd. That makes it even more remarkable for sure greece were underestimated in euro 2004 and greeks took full advantage of it. This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies. Watch full euro 2004 football matches online on footballia.
Skip to sections navigation skip to content skip to footer. In general terms, this latest revision between the march 2004 and the september 2004. And the greek defence then stifled the hosts flair in. Euro 2004 portugal greece 01 goal 472004 dailymotion. The story of the most unlikely triumph in major tournament history begins in manchester. Marks on the coin that may come from the manufacturing process do not keep a coin from being unciruclated. He needed width, which was provided from robert pires. Seitaridis did a good job against thierry henry when france were beaten and stuck to his task against baros. Watch the best action from greeces memorable win against portugal, as angelos charisteas scored the only goal in lisbon. In the autumn of 2001, greece travelled to old trafford to face england in a world cup qualifier. Discussion in international football started by learning, jun 12, 2010. Jacques santinis logic was this he wanted to play two holding players behind zidane, and he wanted trezeguet and henry upfront.
The 2004 summer olympics, officially known as the games of the xxviii olympiad and commonly known as athens 2004, was a premier international multisport event held in athens, greece, from to 29 august 2004 with the motto welcome home. There is little doubt that greeces victory at uefa euro 2004 ranks as one of the biggest shocks in international tournament history. The resultant public borrowing contributes to a rising deficit 6. France and england qualified from the group as winners and runnersup, respectively. Unbelievable moments from euro 2004 quarterfinal, where the greek heroes won against france and we got crazy, partying all night long in lisbon. Greek fans celebrate during the uefa euro 2004 group a match between russia and greece at. England were winning 10 against france before which french player scored an injurytime brace. How magic made greek debt disappear before it joined the. The 10 playing venues of the uefa euro 2004 tournament in portugal. Bulgaria croatia czech republic denmark england france germany greece italy latvia netherlands portugal russia spain sweden switzerland. Uefa euro 2004 was a football tournament that took place in portugal between 12 june and 4 july 2004. Thierry henry opened his euro 2004 account to put france into the quarterfinals as.743 1481 1020 370 1134 1400 1136 578 620 97 788 1093 1261 171 929 37 1384 770 306 1296 1505 1278 260 65 1343 49 1457 1219 1096 577 853 200 533 194 752 862 472 590 448 378 1245 88 677 738