How did Greece win the 2004 UEFA Euros?


How did Greece win the 2004 UEFA Euros?

Greece’s march to glory in Euro 2004. Greece in Group shocked the footballing world, defeating the hosts, Portugal 2–1, in the opening game of the Euro 2004. Giorgos Karagounis put the Greeks ahead after only seven minutes and Angelos Basinas made it 2–0 from the penalty spot on 51 minutes.

Was Euro 2020 the best?

UEFA Euro 2020 was one of the best international tournaments ever, despite challenging circumstances –

Who was the only scorer in the final match of Euro 2004?

Greece began UEFA EURO 2004 as 80-1 outsiders but caused a global sensation by beating hosts Portugal 1-0 in the Lisbon final on 4 July, Angelos Charisteas connecting with an Angelos Basinas corner to score the only goal.

Who is the best Euro 2021 player?

midfielder Jorginho
Chelsea and Italy midfielder Jorginho has been named 2021/21 UEFA Men’s Player of the Year. The 29-year-old, who last season became only the tenth player to win a European Cup and a EURO in the same year, beat off competition from Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne and Chelsea team-mate N’Golo Kanté.

Is Ballondor biased?

The Ballon d’or is skewed. It is decided by people and not an algorithm, hence there certainly will be bias.

Is golden goal Real in soccer?

If either team scores a goal during extra time, the game ends immediately and the scoring team becomes the winner. The winning goal is known as the “golden goal”. If there have been no goals scored after both periods of extra time, a penalty shoot-out decides the game.

Does golden goal still exist?

FIFA tried the silver goal in 2003 as an alternative, which would see sides leading after the first-half of extra-time winning the game. That was poorly received too and they were forced to abandon the experiment. Following Euro 2004, the whole idea was scrapped.

Who scored the first golden goal?

Laurent Blanc
On 28th June 1998, the first golden goal in World Cup history took place as Laurent Blanc scored to enable France to defeat Paraguay in the Round of 16.