Soccer triumph trumps Games
Originally Published: July 5, 2004By Brian Church | Special to ESPN Insider
ATHENS, Greece -- Coming soon at a stadium near you: Spider-man 2, Greece 3. Here's the storyline. Eleven modern Greek heroes travel to a foreign country, win one of the toughest battles in the world, return to Greece and ... ... get stuck in a traffic jam. Sunday, Greece pulled off one of the the biggest sporting surprises of all time -- unless Dean Martin really did order a club soda at the Super Bowl. After winning the European soccer championships by beating Portugal 1-0 in the final, two big questions are being asked in Athens. Actually, three.