Greece Team World Cup 2014: All the latest football team news, including the latest Greece team fixtures, live scores, results, pictures and statistics.
3rd participate in the World Cup , Greece looking for a tournament like Euro 2004 surprise when they are champions .|
Ethniki , brought Nationalism , is known as a magic football in Europe .
They are one in 9 countries were European champions - they have made history in 2004 when they were only assessed as a team lined street .
Prior to this , Greece is only participate in the World Cup and Euro right 2 times in 1994 and 1980.
However, in 2004 they were surprisingly large , even with the house , when they beat France and hosts Portugal even though the two teams have beaten them before.
And since that victory , they are considered to be the most surprising team in world football , and promises Greece will still be surprised anymore in football world . Together they are known as Piratiko , which means the pirates .
Since winning the Euro 2004 , they were ranked in the top 20 in the FIFA rankings .
However, they still lack the tournament success at the World Cup . This is only the third time the presence , maybe they are trying very hard to pass the first round in history .
At the 2014 World Cup qualifiers , Greece ended up in 2nd place in Group G , behind Bosnia - Herzegovina only one goal separated . And with the result that they had to play in the play-off to win the tickets go on in Brazil .
They had to beat Romania in the second round . And they did not miss the opportunity in the first leg , surpassing rival 3-1 and took great advantage in the return leg .
And when the two teams play in Bucuresti , Greece pressure competed away and earn 1 1-1 to win 4-2 aggregate score .
Now they have come back and been formally participate in the World Cup this time , are classified in Group C along with Colombia , Ivory Coast and Japan .
Of course , only two teams will win the right to go to the next round knockout , and according to the experts, the Greeks have a slight advantage and promises good performance on Brazilian soil .
World Cup 2014 Greece National Team
World Cup 2014 Greece Schedule Group C
Greece is the 27th country to have qualified for the World Cup Brazil after having qualified on the 19th of November 2013. Greece was 1 of the 8 UEFA countries to play the continental play-offs. Their opponent was Romania which played their last World Cup in 1998. Their first match ended in a successful 3-1 win. Konstantinos Mitroglou and Dimitris Salpingidis were the Greek goalscorers. Their 2nd match ended in a 1-1 draw where Konstantinos Mitroglou scored for the World Cup 2014 Greece national team. Greece qualified for the first time twice in a row for a World Cup.
World Cup 2014 Greece Players
Players who will probably be selected for the World Cup 2014 Greece national team are:
Head Coach: Fernando Santos (Portuguese)
Greece World Cup History
How Many World Cups Played: 2
GP=Games played, W=Wins, D=Draws, L=Losses, GF=Goals scored, GA=Goals against
Did You Know Greece:
2010 – Group stage: Greece won 1 match and lost 2 matches in group B.
1994 – Group stage: Greece lost every group match in group D.
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