Goan fans disappointed with Portugal's loss

Updated: 25 February 2007 09:07 IST

Football fans in Goa were a disappointed lot as Portugal lost the final of Euro 2004 to Greece.

Goan fans disappointed with Portugal's loss
©

Panaji:

Football fans in Goa were a disappointed lot as Portugal lost the final of Euro 2004 to Greece. Hoping for a Portuguese victory, Goans were shocked and sunned by the result. Soccer fever Football fever in Goa was at its pitch after Portugal's semi-final win against Holland. Young and old had gathered in hotels and community centres, decorated with flags of both finalists, to enjoy the match. So high was the excitement level for the final that many painted their bodies in the colours of the flag of the country they supported. But as the match progressed and the Portuguese poster boy Ronaldo and veteran Figo missed the opportunity to score a goal, the euphoria turned to disappointment. However, the few Greek supporters amongst the fans were thrilled at the outcome.

Topics : Football
Related Articles
I-League: Mohun Bagan Thrash Minerva, Aizawl FC Secure Win Over Shillong Lajong
I-League: Mohun Bagan Thrash Minerva, Aizawl FC Secure Win Over Shillong Lajong
PM Narendra Modi Calls on Nation to Rally Behind 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup
PM Narendra Modi Calls on Nation to Rally Behind 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup
Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez Admits One Million Euro Tax Fraud
Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez Admits One Million Euro Tax Fraud
Show Comments
Advertisement