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Images from the first day of play at the European soccer championship

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Poland's Robert Lewandowski (L) scores the first goal of the tournament past Greece's Kostas Chalkias during their Euro 2012 Group A match at the National Stadium in Warsaw, June 8, 2012.

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Greece's Sokratis Papastathopoulos (R) reacts as he received a red card during the Group A Euro 2012 soccer match against Poland at the National Stadium in Warsaw, June 8, 2012.

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Greece's Kyriakos Papadopoulos stretches to kick the ball during the Group A Euro 2012 soccer match againist Poland at the National stadium in Warsaw June 8, 2012.

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Greece's Sotiris Ninis falls as he duels for the ball with Poland's Damien Perquis during the Euro 2012 soccer championship Group A match between Poland and Greece in Warsaw, Poland, Friday, June 8, 2012.

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Greece's Giorgos Karagounis and Poland's Sebastian Boenisch clash during their Euro 2012 Group A match at the National Stadium in Warsaw, June 8, 2012.

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Greece's Dimitris Salpigidis is fouled by Poland goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny to give away a penalty during the Euro 2012 soccer championship Group A match between Poland and Greece in Warsaw, Poland, Friday, June 8, 2012.

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Poland goalkeeper Przemyslaw Tyton successfully stops a goal during the Euro 2012 soccer championship Group A match between Poland and Greece in Warsaw, Poland, Friday, June 8, 2012.

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Greece's Dimitris Salpigidis, left, scores a goal past Poland goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny during the Euro 2012 soccer championship Group A match between Poland and Greece in Warsaw, Poland, Friday, June 8, 2012.

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Greece's Costas Katsouranis pulls Poland's Jakub Blaszczykowski during the Euro 2012 soccer championship Group A match between Poland and Greece in Warsaw, Poland, Friday, June 8, 2012.

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Russia's Roman Shirokov celebrates after he scored in front of Czech goalkeeper Petr Cech and player Michal Kadlec during the Euro 2012 soccer championship Group A match between Russia and Czech Republic in Wroclaw, Poland, Friday, June 8, 2012.

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Czech Republic's Theodor Gebre Selassie, left, and Russia's Andrei Arshavin duel for the ball during the Euro 2012 Group A soccer match between Russia and Czech Republic, in Wroclaw, Poland, Friday, June 8, 2012.

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Greece's Dimitris Salpingidis scores past Poland's goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny (R) during their Group A Euro 2012 soccer match at the National stadium in Warsaw June 8, 2012.

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Russia's Alan Dzagoev (2nd L) celebrates scoring his second goal past Czech Republic's goalkeeper Petr Cech (3rd L) with team mate Konstantin Zyryanov (4th L) as Czech Republic's Tomas Sivok (L) and Roman Hubnik (R) look on during their Group A Euro 2012 soccer match at the City Stadium in Wroclaw, June 8, 2012.

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Russia's Alan Dzagoev (R) celebrates scoring his second goal against Czech Republic as team mate Konstantin Zyryanov (L) looks on during their Group A Euro 2012 soccer match at the City Stadium in Wroclaw, June 8, 2012.

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Russia's Yuri Zhirkov jumps for the ball with Czech Republic's Jan Rezek (R) during their Group A Euro 2012 soccer match at the city stadium in Wroclaw June 8, 2012.

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Russia's Alan Dzagoev challenges Czech Republic's Petr Jiracek (R) during their Group A Euro 2012 soccer match at the city stadium in Wroclaw June 8, 2012.

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Russia's Alan Dzagoev celebrates scoring a goal against Czech Republic during their Group A Euro 2012 soccer match at the city stadium in Wroclaw June 8, 2012.

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Poland's Robert Lewandowski (L) tries to score against Greece's Greece's goalkeeper Kostas Chalkias during their Group A Euro 2012 soccer match at the National Stadium in Warsaw, June 8, 2012.

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