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Euro 2012: Germans as the Bad Guys?

Angela Merkel, or Merk the Jerk, as I would call her if I were Greek, cheers after a German goal. (Photo Credit: ESPN)

For the third time in three games, German fans are in trouble with UEFA.  Over the 3 games of the Euro 2012 group stage, the German Soccer Association has been fined $50,000 for poor behavior on their fans part.  The first two fines were for throwing things and general soccer naughtiness, but the third, however, is a bit more startling.  They’ve been fined $31,200 due to fans displaying a swastika flag during the third and final group stage match against Denmark. Continue reading