Can greece do another euro 2004 and win the world cup. Find highquality euro 2004 championship stock photos and editorial news pictures from getty images. Jul 06, 2016 greece revel in their shock euro 2004 triumph after beating portugal in the final in lisbon. Uefa euro 2004 portugal wears its heart on its sleeves in terms of its diversity. Watch full euro 2004 football matches online on footballia. I could not believe how much until i visited greece, a small country like portugal. The euro 2004 was held in portugal who hosted the tournament for the first time. In 2011, greece qualified at the top of their group en route to euro 2012. Greece are the european champions after defeating the hosts and favourites portugal in lisbon. So no, i dont think greece will win this world cup and shock the world as they. Jul 07, 2017 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. Tonights final of the euro 2004 sees a repeat of the tournaments opener which greece won, stunning the hosts and causing the rest of europe to sit up and take notice in the process. Led by their german manager, otto rehhagel, greece beat portugals golden generation in the final, securing their first.
May 22, 2019 greece s success at euro 2004 in portugal remains the biggest achievement in greek football history. Portugal v greece, july 5 2004 old football programmes. Uefa euro 2016 penalty shootout portugal vs france final. Fitness can overcome skill by just continuing to run the other team down and quick passing. Cristiano ronaldo escaped slack dutch marking to head portugal into a firsthalf lead. Fifteen years on from that amazing night in lisbon, where angelos charisteas header gave greece a 10 victory to become european champions, the two teams will contest a rematch. 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. Watch the best action from greece s memorable win against portugal, as angelos charisteas scored the only goal in lisbon. Jul 04, 2018 14 years have passed since greece won the 2004 euro, but still its like it was just yesterday. Angelos charisteas scored from the greeks first corner after 57 minutes, heading in an angelis basinas cross. The final tournament was hosted for the first time in portugal, from 12 june to 4. And the greek defence then stifled the hosts flair in a tense second half, led by the inspired traianos dellas.
High drama prevailed from the outset as the hosts, to the surprise of almost everyone, conceded the opening match to greece an event that was, incredibly, replicated in the final. Traianos dellas lost his marker at a corner to glance home the winning goal seconds from the end of the first period of extratime. Uefa euro legends euro 2004 the big upset video dailymotion. The games saw 10,625 athletes compete, accompanied by 5,501 team officials from 201 countries. The knockout stage of uefa euro 2004 was a singleelimination tournament involving the eight teams that qualified from the group stage of the tournament.
Portugal won the group and advanced to the quarterfinals, along with greece. 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. Tonights final of the euro 2004 sees a repeat of the tournaments opener which greece won, stunning the hosts. Euro 2004 championship stock pictures, royaltyfree photos. Luis figo hit the post before nuno maniche doubled portugal s lead in the second half with a stunning strike. Soccer game, developed to coincide with the finals of the uefa euro 2004 tournament in portugal june 2004. The fdc further stipulates that if a player is sent off during his teams final euro 2004 match, the suspension carries over to his teams next competitive internationals. Greece has also hosted successfully the olympic games in 2004. 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. Portugal 01 greece euro 2004 final extended highlights.
Watch the full match between portugal and france in the 2016 euro final. Jan 05, 2012 watch euro 2004 portugalgreece 12 ffgolara on dailymotion. Unauthorized publishing and copying of this websites. Uefa euro 2004 final greece vs portugal video dailymotion. Greece has a far better cuisine, much more topographical diverse country, with much more and better seaforestmountain scenery than what portugal has to offer. Watch the best action from greeces memorable win against portugal, as angelos charisteas scored the only goal in lisbon. The group consisted of hosts portugal, spain, russia and greece. Please add a flair after having submited a new thread. The 10 win, which must be regarded as one of the biggest shocks in the history of the game, came courtesy of a angelos haristeas header 10 minutes into the second half of an absorbing final. The match featured tournament hosts portugal, who went into the match as favourites, and greece, playing in only their second european championship. Greece sensationally knocked out defending champions france with an incredible win in their euro 2004 quarterfinal. The outsiders, who had never previously won a match at a major tournament, lifted the secondmost prestigious trophy in the sport thanks to a 57thminute header by werder bremen striker angelos charisteas. In all 4 last matched between these 2 teams portugal has 2 defeatsin euro2004 and 2.
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. Our national team played vs portugal in the final and won 10 and greece became the european champions. Uefa euro 2004 was a football tournament that took place in portugal between 12 june and 4 july 2004. Portugal v greece, uefa euro 2004 final, 4july2004 classic. It was the first time in a major international tournament where both finalists had also played. 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. Portugal 01 greece euro 2004 final extended highlights the uefa euro 2004 final was a football match played on 4 july 2004 at the estadio da luz in lisbon, portugal to determine the winner of. There is little doubt that greeces victory at uefa euro 2004 ranks as one of the biggest shocks in international tournament history. There were three rounds of matches, with each round eliminating half of the teams entering that round, culminating in the final to decide the champions. Jul 03, 2004 tonights final of the euro 2004 sees a repeat of the tournaments opener which greece won, stunning the hosts and causing the rest of europe to sit up and take notice in the process. With far more cultural diversity and with the most historic sites and archaeological museums in the world with archaeological sites that date back to over 20,000 bc. Greece euro final full match held at estadio da luz lisboa on footballia. Greece stun portugal to win euro 2004 agencies updated. Portugal were announced as hosts for uefa euro 2004 on 12 october 1999.
For euro 2004 these were the qualification matches for the 2006 fifa world cup. The final tournament was hosted for the first time in portugal, from 12 june to 4 july 2004. Jul 04, 2004 greece pulled off one of the biggest shocks in football history to beat portugal in the euro 2004 final. When theodoros zagorakis, the greek national football team captain, lifted the cup of the euro 2004 football championship, every greek in and out of greece felt proud to belong to this nation. A powerful secondhalf header from angelos charisteas stunned france, who looked out of sorts and uninspired. The uefa euro 2004 final was a historical match played on 4 july, 2004, at the estadio da luz in lisbon, portugal, when greece was crowned european champions. The uefa euro 2004 final was a football match played on 4 july 2004 at the estadio da luz in lisbon, portugal to determine the winner of uefa euro 2004. Greece won the final 10, defying odds of 801 from the beginning of the. Charisteas scored the winner in the 10 final victory that sank hosts portugal. Armando francaap rehhagel managed to make us a group, says karagounis, a former. Jun 30, 2004 portugal sent the host nation into raptures by beating holland to reach the final of euro 2004. On this day in 2004 greece wins the euro cup greek city. The 2004 uefa european football championship, commonly referred to as uefa euro 2004.
Bbc sport football greece defy the odds at euro 2004. There superior fitness got them farther than their talent as seen in there late game heroics, just like greece. Greece beat host nation portugal 10 in the final of euro 2004 in lisbon on sunday to win the first major football title in their history. Uefa euro 2000 12 final france vs portugal video dailymotion. Portugal wins in the category of flight times, as the british travelers can expect a flight time of around three hours from the uk to portugals faro airport, while getting to the greek islands. Watch full euro football matches online on footballia. In euro 2004 football championship, the national football team of greece gained the title as the new european football champion. Angelos charisteas for greece v portugal euro 2004 final the forwards goal sealed an unlikely tournament victory and still resonates through greece s struggles, on and off the. And twelve years after suffering defeat as a host nation to greece at euro 2004, portugal and. The many similarities between portugal at euro 2016 and greece at euro 2004. The victory of greece in euro 2004 football championship. Greece were lively and keen to work hard, and outplayed france in an uneventful first half. Greece are a known quantity and the big teams are unlikely to be caught taking them lightly, as they did in 2004.
Greeces extraordinary euro 2004 odyssey has ended in a 10 victory over hosts portugal in the final as they were. Skip to sections navigation skip to content skip to footer. Besides greece had got a draw vs portugal a few days before that with a very questionable referee favoring portugal all the way. And they outplayed portugal in the final to win it. Portgual aiming to upset euro final hosts just as greece did to them in. Four weeks later, manager otto rehhagel was a legendary figure in greece and angelos charisteas had written his name into footballing legend. Portugal v greece, july 5th 2004 european championship final. They were the team that defied the odds throughout euro 2004 by beating france and the czech republic en route to the final against portugal. The final tournament brought back memories of euro 2004 when greece. Discussion in international football started by learning, jun 12. Angelos charisteas for greece v portugal euro 2004 final the forwards goal sealed an unlikely tournament victory and still resonates through greeces struggles, on and off the. Jul 01, 2004 00 at 90 mins, greece win on silver goal rule greece ripped up the form book by beating euro 2004 favourites czech republic with a silver goal to face host nation portugal in the final. Jul 04, 2004 greece, who started the tournament as nohopers, stunned portugal to win euro 2004 thanks to a goal by angelos charisteas. And after all you are forgetting greece scored 2 goals and portugal just scored in the end when nothing mattered.
When greece shocked the world euro 2004 final duration. The best time to go to morocco is spring march to may or autumn september to november when its not too hot nether too cold. Englands portuguese odyssey ended with a quarterfinal defeat on penalties to portugal after a tense 2. So, if that is what you are looking for, then this game is definitely going to deliver, but, then again, a few concessions will need to made.
Cristiano came out from the champions league final with a slight injury problem, so he was unsurprisingly rested in portugals friendly against. Jul 12, 2004 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. Footballia is the first free interactive football video library where you can watch full football matches for free anytime, anywhere. Create a free account and enjoy all the benefits that. Except for pollution and athens congestion i loved all of greece, their culture, history, food, really amazing people, sun, he. Jun 25, 2004 greece sensationally knocked out defending champions france with an incredible win in their euro 2004 quarter final. The design consist of the emblem of the athens 2004 summer olympics, a wreath made from an olive tree branch, or kotinos, a reference to the ancient olympic games, where the kotinos was the official award of olympic champions. Sitting proudly alongside the triumph that denmark toiled. Dec 20, 2004 greece arrived in portugal for euro 2004 as 1501 outsiders who had never won a match at a major tournament.
Cristiano ronaldo of portugal in tears after the euro 2004 final match against greece. Greece about footballia footballia is the first free interactive football video library where you can watch full football matches for free anytime, anywhere. It offers you the ability to play within the 2004 uefa championship and nothing else more. 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. Group a of uefa euro 2004 was one of four groups in the final tournaments initial group stage. The uefa euro 2004 final was a football match played on 4 july 2004 at the estadio da luz in lisbon, portugal to determine the winner of. Rival bids from spain and austriahungary were rejected.503 572 958 1472 833 545 1190 499 214 519 195 1492 153 1175 154 1027 913 1530 1094 1299 803 1026 82 103 730 240 1141 679 1104 596 842 1496 499 171