Friday, 29 June 2012

Thursday night in Volos ...


Is another football night ...

What was fun was that Germany (Most popular nation in Greece) was getting thrashed by Italy (Now probably the most popular nation in Greece)

The waiter (My new best friend in Volos) told me Merkel (German chancellor - Likes a beer down the back of her neck) is going to get a slap, from Italy on behalf of Greece.

I knew something was going on, when four plates of meze were delivered to my table (Upgraded from three) either he was my best friend, or did not want to be disturbed in the first half.

Well he was right, the German team crumbled as the Italians let them have it big style.

The resounding cheers as the goals went in, from the boys in blue (Did the locals think they were Greece) The German goalie seemed to have an afliction - he could not move his arms when the ball approached - yet could cover the entire pitch in the last five minutes.

Laughter echoed along the harbour as the screens displayed sad German supporters faces in the stands ...

So Germany does not rule this part of Europe called Euro2012 however the final will be between the bad debtor nations - Italy and Spain. Wonder if there will be a German referee ...

PS - What else happens on a Thursday night in Volos ?

It was 23;10pm and thousands of cyclists were stopping the city. Huge convoy stops the traffic as they pass ringing bells and whistles. I have seen this twice on Thursday evenings - No idea what it is all about at all but a very impressive late evening bike ride ...

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