Euro 2012: Poland vs Greece

Yesterday the Euro 2012 football championbship in Poland and the Ukraine had their kick off in Poland. The opening game of the Euro 2012 football championships was more interesting than the names of the two teams might suggest. 2 Red cards and 2 goals made for tense game between the host nation and the 2004 champs. [32 photos total]

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Performers take part in the Euro 2012 opening ceremony before the start of the Group A soccer match between Poland and Greece at the National Stadium in Warsaw (LEONHARD FOEGER/REUTERS) #
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Performers take part in the Euro 2012 opening ceremony before the start of the Group A soccer match between Poland and Greece at the National Stadium in Warsaw (LEONHARD FOEGER/REUTERS) #
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Performers take part in the opening ceremony of the Euro 2012 soccer tournament ahead of the Group A match between Poland and Greece at the National Stadium in Warsaw (LEONHARD FOEGER/REUTERS) #
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Performers take part in the opening ceremony of the Euro 2012 soccer tournament ahead of the Group A match between Poland and Greece at the National Stadium in Warsaw (LEONHARD FOEGER/REUTERS) #
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General view shows the National stadium in Warsaw ahead of the Group A Euro 2012 match between Poland and Greece (LEONHARD FOEGER/REUTERS) #
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Polish fans cheer before the start of their Group A Euro 2012 soccer match against Greece in Warsaw (PASCAL LAUENER/REUTERS) #
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Greece's national soccer team pose for the picture before the start of their Group A Euro 2012 soccer match against Poland at the National Stadium in Warsaw (LEONHARD FOEGER/REUTERS) #
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Poland's national soccer team pose for the picture before the start of their Group A Euro 2012 soccer match against Greece at the National Stadium in Warsaw (LEONHARD FOEGER/REUTERS) #
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Greece's Papastathopoulos and Katsouranis challenge Poland's Wasilewski during Euro 2012 soccer match in Warsaw (PAWEL ULATOWSKI/REUTERS) #
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Poland's Lewandowski scores the first goal of the tournament past Greece's Chalkias during their Euro 2012 Group A match at the National Stadium in Warsaw (PETER ANDREWS/REUTERS) #
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Poland's Rybus and Lewandowski celebrate goal during Euro 2012 soccer match in Warsaw (PASCAL LAUENER/REUTERS) #
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Poland's Lewandowski celebrates his goal against Greece during Euro 2012 soccer match in Warsaw (PASCAL LAUENER/REUTERS) #
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Poland's players celebrate after team mate Lewandowski scored against Greece during their Group A Euro 2012 soccer match in Warsaw (PASCAL LAUENER/REUTERS) #
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Poland's Lewandowski and Greece's Papastathopoulos clash during their Euro 2012 Group A match at the National Stadium in Warsaw (LEONHARD FOEGER/REUTERS) #
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Greece's Samaras is challenged by Poland's Piszczek during their Group A Euro 2012 soccer match at the National stadium in Warsaw (KAI PFAFFENBACH/REUTERS) #
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Greece's Samaras is challenged by Poland's Piszczek during their Group A Euro 2012 soccer match at the National stadium in Warsaw (KAI PFAFFENBACH/REUTERS) #
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Greece's Papastathopoulos receives a yellow card by referee Carballo of Spain next to Poland's Lewandowski during their Group A Euro 2012 soccer match at the National stadium in Warsaw (PETER ANDREWS/REUTERS) #
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Greece's Samaras gestures during the Group A Euro 2012 soccer match against Poland at the National Stadium in Warsaw (KAI PFAFFENBACH/REUTERS) #
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Greece's Papastathopoulos receives a yellow card by referee Carballo during their Group A Euro 2012 soccer match against Poland in Warsaw (PASCAL LAUENER/REUTERS) #
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Greece's Papastathopoulos reacts as he received a red card during the Group A Euro 2012 soccer match against Poland at the National Stadium in Warsaw (PETER ANDREWS/REUTERS) #
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Greece's Papastathopoulos leaves the pitch after receiving a red card during their Group A Euro 2012 soccer match against Poland in Warsaw (LEONHARD FOEGER/REUTERS) #
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Greece's Salpingidis scores past Poland's Szczesny during Euro 2012 soccer match in Warsaw (PASCAL LAUENER/REUTERS) #
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Greece's Salpingidis celebrates scoring against Poland during their Group A Euro 2012 soccer match at the National stadium in Warsaw (LEONHARD FOEGER/REUTERS) #
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Greece's Salpingidis celebrates with team mates after scoring againist Poland during Euro 2012 soccer match in Warsaw (PASCAL LAUENER/REUTERS) #
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Poland's Szczesny fouls Greece's Salpingidis during Euro 2012 soccer match in Warsaw (PAWEL ULATOWSKI/REUTERS) #
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Referee shows a red card to Poland's goalkeeper Szczesny after he fouled Greece's Salpingidis during their Euro 2012 Group A match at the National Stadium in Warsaw, (LEONHARD FOEGER/REUTERS) #
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Poland's goalkeeper Szczesny touches team mate Tyton as he leaves the pitch after being sent off during their Group A Euro 2012 soccer match against Greece in Warsaw (PASCAL LAUENER/REUTERS) #
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Poland's goalkeeper Tyton saves a penalty kick of Greece's Karagounis during their Group A Euro 2012 soccer match at the National stadium in Warsaw (KAI PFAFFENBACH/REUTERS) #
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Poland's goalkeeper Tyton saves a penalty kick of Greece's Karagounis during their Group A Euro 2012 soccer match at the National stadium in Warsaw (LEONHARD FOEGER/REUTERS) #
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Greece's Papadopoulos kicks ball during the Group A Euro 2012 soccer match againist Poland in Warsaw (PASCAL LAUENER/REUTERS) #
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Poland's players reacts after the game against Greece at their Group A Euro 2012 soccer match at the National Stadium in Warsaw (LEONHARD FOEGER/REUTERS) #
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Greece's Katsouranis, Maniatis, Salpingidis, Torossidis and Papadopoulos applaud the fans after their Euro 2012 Group A match against Poland at the National Stadium in Warsaw (LEONHARD FOEGER/REUTERS) #

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