- Date of Birth: 9 August 1938
- Birthplace: Essen, Essen, Germany
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Defending champions Greece have been dumped out of Euro 2008 after Otto Rehhagel's side slumped to a 1-0 defeat to Russia. Greece rarely looked like getting into the game until the latter stages; and now face the penalty with an early exit.
Greece boss Otto Rehhagel has defended his strategies against Sweden after the Euro 2004 champions slumped to defeat 2-0 against Sweden on Tuesday night, with goals from Hansson and Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Greece coach Otto Rehhagel has decided to stick with seven of his Euro 2004 winning squad, choosing to select some of the legends such as Basinas, Nikopolids and Seitaridis for Euro 2008.
Sokratis Papastathopoulos has emerged as a shock target for Wigan and boss Steve Bruce this summer. The Greek defender has been in good form in the Greek leagues this season and is now in the international squad.
Greece coach Otto Rehhagel is preparing for Euro 2008 and believes that the reason he stayed with the national side after leading them to glory at Euro 2004 was because he has a special bond with his players.
Luis Felipe Scolari is anxiously looking forward to obtaining some sort of revenge tomorrow evening as Portugal take on Greece in a rematch of the Euro 2004 Championship final between the two nations.
69 year old Greece boss Otto Rehhagel has admitted that there is a chance he may stand down as coach after Greece defend their European Championship in Austria and Switzerland. Rehhagel said that he had received offers and at his age he did not consider himself too old to carry on coaching.