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23/06/2012

Battle of the Bailout: Angela Merkel cheers with delight as Germany puts Greece out of the Euro (the football tournament, that is)

Greek football fans whistled and jeered at Angela Merkel, but the German chancellor had the last laugh, jumping to her feet in joy every time her team scored.

Angie. Photo AFP/Getty Images

Angie. Photo AFP/Getty Images

Grexit. Photo Reuters.

Grexit. Photo Reuters.

One sign in the crowd at Arena Gdansk stadium summed up Germany’s self-confidence on the football field: “You can have our billions — but not the trophy,” with a picture of the European Championship cup.

Angie. Photo AFP/Getty Images.

Angie. Photo AFP/Getty Images.

In Germany, the best-selling daily Bild led the sports pages of Friday’s edition with: “Bye bye Greece; we can’t rescue you today.”
»More pain for Greeks, Merkel jubilant at Euro 2012

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