Archive for June 25th, 2013

25 years ago…NL European Champions Football!!

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

Today exactly 25 years ago the Dutch won the 1988 European Football Championship, ‘our’ first and only time to win a major football tournament (and no, we *do not* mention the 2nd places in the 1974, 1978 and 2010 World Cup finals!)…NL beat Russia 2-0 and the whole country went crrrrraaaaazy (in a good way 😉 ), do you remember where you celebrated it?

The Euro 88 championship was the only major football tournament that ended without a single sending-off, goalless draw, nor any knockout matches going to extra time or penalties…pretty special. Also special (fan-friggin-tastic!!) was the second goal in the final, Marco van Basten scored one of the greatest goals in the history of the European Championships:

 

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QOTD June 25 2013

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

Agnes Repplier: “It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere.”