Germany beats Greece 4-2 to reach the Euro 2012 Semifinals

Posted by Kendall Harmon

With Chancellor Angela Merkel cheering every step of the way, Germany dominated Greece — on the soccer field.

The Germans reached the European Championship semifinals for a record seventh time by beating Greece 4-2 Friday in a match played amid the contentious political backdrop between the countries.

But just as in the real world, where Germany has been a major contributor to economic bailouts for Greece, the three-time champions were in control at the Arena Gdansk. And after the match, Merkel visited the players in the changing room.

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