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EURO on this day: 4 July

Published: Saturday 4 July 2015, 9.00CET
Watch a classic goal from Angelos Charisteas in the 2004 final – on this day 11 years ago – and apply now for tickets to be at next summer's tournament in France.
EURO on this day: 4 July
Theodoros Zagorakis lifts the Henri Delaunay trophy ©Getty Images
 

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Published: Saturday 4 July 2015, 9.00CET

EURO on this day: 4 July

Watch a classic goal from Angelos Charisteas in the 2004 final – on this day 11 years ago – and apply now for tickets to be at next summer's tournament in France.

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

Greece pulled off arguably the biggest shock at a major international football tournament as Angelos Charisteas's 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 championship once again came to their rescue as Greece held on for a famous win.

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