Wednesday, June 16, 2010

It's All About Greeks - Bits n' Pieces From Around the World!

 Leo Bertos 
Photo Source: FIFA
 New Zealand Vs Slovakia 1-1 - The Greek Connection

Anyone watching the World Cup in South Africa knows about the plucky Kiwis who  in the last few seconds of their first game scored a magnificent goal and ended up drawing with Slovakia. What many of us following that game might not know, is that one of our very own Global Greeks is the All Whites' player wearing the No. 11 jersey, Greek-New Zealander, Leonidas Christos Bertos... Read More at

The Firing Squad - Why Greece Lost it's First Game

Why did Greece lose to South Korea, so easily in fact as to make some say that “we lost a part of our national sovereignty,” a phrase so popular in the post-IMF era? The defeat is not hard to explain, depending on who you ask...Read More at Kathimerini

Greek Restaurateur pitches in to feed World Cup mob
Professional instincts kicked in for a septuagenarian restaurateur on holiday in South Africa, when he stepped behind the counter of a hamburger chain to help overwhelmed staff feed a mob of hungry World Cup fans.

Costas Kambouropoulos, a 71-year-old native of Greece and current Florida resident, was visiting South Africa with his son to attend matches involving the Greek and US sides, when ... Read More at Reuters

1 comment:

  1. AnonymousJune 17, 2010

    only a woman of greek heritage can go to jail for fraud and come out a true winner!!


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