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The memories remain...

Amid fears of racism and prostitution-related controversies, Euro 2012 kicked off with an encounter between co-hosts Poland and 2004 champions Greece at the National Stadium in the Polish capital of Warsaw. The unforgettables

sports Updated: Jul 02, 2012 02:32 IST
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Amid fears of racism and prostitution-related controversies, Euro 2012 kicked off with an encounter between co-hosts Poland and 2004 champions Greece at the National Stadium in the Polish capital of Warsaw. It’s been 20-odd days since that night, and the tournament has seen its fair share of unpleasant moments off the field, most notably the "march" prior to the Poland-Russia clash. But in the end, it was all about the beautiful game on the pitch, about Tiki-Taka’s third coming, and an unusually attacking Azzurri...http://www.hindustantimes.com/Images/Popup/2012/7/02-07-12-pg15b.jpghttp://www.hindustantimes.com/Images/Popup/2012/7/02-07-12-pg15a.jpghttp://www.hindustantimes.com/Images/Popup/2012/7/02-07-12-pg15c.jpg