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On this day: 4 July

Published: Thursday 4 July 2013, 13.00CET
In the only UEFA European Championship game to have been played on 4 July, Angelos Charisteas' goal helped Otto Rehhagel's side stun the hosts to win UEFA EURO 2004.
On this day: 4 July
Theodoros Zagorakis lifts the Henri Delaunay trophy ©Getty Images
Published: Thursday 4 July 2013, 13.00CET

On this day: 4 July

In the only UEFA European Championship game to have been played on 4 July, Angelos Charisteas' goal helped Otto Rehhagel's side stun the hosts to win UEFA EURO 2004.

Portugal 0-1 Greece
(Charisteas 57)
2004 final, Lisbon

Greece pulled off arguably the biggest shock at a major football tournament, as Angelos Charisteas' goal earned a 1-0 victory in the final of UEFA EURO 2004.

The game was an attractive spectacle from the start. The hosts were initially on top, and the second half opened with a Pauleta effort. Then the unthinkable happened – Greece took the lead. For a time, they had their backs to the wall as Rui Costa, Deco and Luís Figo probed for an opening, but the defensive discipline that had stood Otto Rehhagel's team in such good stead throughout the tournament once again came to their rescue as Greece held on for a famous win.

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