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Euro 2012 begins in Warsaw

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Polish goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny jumps to intercept the ball during the Euro 2012 football championships match Poland vs. Greece, on Tuesday, June 8.

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Polish supporters cheer their team during the opening match of the UEFA EURO 2012 soccer championship between Poland and Greece at the Fan Zone in downtown Warsaw, Poland, Friday, June 8.

The European Championship got started today in Warsaw with opening ceremonies and a first match with host country Poland competing against Greece.

Read about today's match which ended in a draw, 1-1.

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A Polish fan waiting for the start of Group A preliminary round opening match of the UEFA EURO 2012 between Poland and Greece in Warsaw, Poland, Friday, June 8.

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Performers take part in the opening ceremony of the Euro 2012 soccer tournament ahead of the Group A match between Poland and Greece at the National Stadium in Warsaw, Friday, June 8.

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An Ukrainian fan react as he watchs the Euro 2012 football championships match Poland vs Greece on a giant screen in the fan zone at Independence Square in Kiev on Friday, June 8.

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Cardiosurgery department at the St. Barbara Voivodship Specialist Hospital are celebrating the first goal during the Group A preliminary round opening match of the UEFA EURO 2012 between Poland and Greece, in Sosnowiec, Poland, Friday, June 8.