Episode 45 – Football Tales
We are October 6, 2001, at Old Trafford. England host Greece in their final 2002 World Cup qualifier and need just one point to secure top spot in the group. And as usual, the English will do everything to complicate things. Despite the absence in particular of Michael Owen, golden ball a few weeks later, the English are the big favorites of the meeting, first of the group after having humiliated the Germans 5 goals to 1, at home in Munich. But that day in Manchester, the English will quickly be led to the score thanks to a goal from Charisteas in the 36th minute.
Back to score thanks to returning Teddy Sheringham, passing through Old Trafford a few weeks after his departure for Tottenham, the Three Lions will be surprised from the start by a goal from Demis Nikolaidis. The score is 2 goals to 1 for the Greeks, there are 20 minutes to play. Struggling in the game and not really inspired throughout the game, the English got the last chance free kick in the 92nd minute. At the same time, Germany went to take a point in Finland which allows them to pass first of the group in front of the English. David Beckham, radiant throughout the meeting in the middle of the English slump, therefore has the ball to send his country, directly to the World Cup…
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