Europe once more painted in Yellow and Blue

Europe once more painted in Yellow and Blue

  •   Europe once more painted in Yellow and Blue
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    Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv, Israeli basketball team, achieved its sixth European championship, after defeating in the finals the Spanish team Real Madrid 98-86.
     
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    What was deemed as impossible just a few months ago became a reality on Sunday night. The Israeli team was not supposed to have any chance against the favorite team Real Madrid, but the unflappable character of the team of David Blatt's (MTL coach),  erased an 11-point deficit before securing the win in overtime, in front of more than 9,000 yellow-and-blue fans who dominated the arena.
    Between the numerous congratulators , H. E Mr. Simon Peres, the president of the State of Israel said on his conversation with the winning coach, that …“The entire country is in yellow…” referring to Maccabi’s blue and yellow of the team uniform. Furthermore, also the official Euroleage website described the city of Milan as being - decked in yellow as well following the Maccabi win.
    Coach David Blatt added with excitement that…“I’m so happy. We have brought so much honor to the country and to Maccabi fans especially. We never wavered and I’m so proud of everyone…”