SOCCA World Cup kicks off in Rethymno on 12th October 2019

 

Opening ceremony: A night to remember

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This was a Sunday night October 13th which will live long in our memory.

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One hour before the Opening ceremony starts, the Stadium was already full!

4000 people in the pitch and 5000 outside watched through the giant video walls the spectacular opening ceremony.

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It had it all: the famous music group Onirama and a Champions League winner, Djibril Cissé, spinning decks, making this night thrilling!

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And soccer games are still going on. Stay tuned!

  

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Socca World Cup is full of surprises!

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Rethymno is considered to be a famous weddingdestination in Greece. An unexpected incident happened in the Leisure LeaguesStadium on Thursday, October 16th , just before the game between Lithuania-Whalesstarts.

The Lithuanian football player S. Savickas came up with an incredible wedding proposal: he kneeled at the center of the pitch and presented an engagement ring to his beloved one, taken completely by surprise!

The crowd applauded in wild excitement.

We wish them all the best!

 

 

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Rethymno well known for the quality of its long sandy beaches invites you to Socca World Cup 2019 kicking off on 12th October.

City of Rethymno

Rethymno’s timeless attractions and diverse landscapes, city architecture, museums, archaeological sites, endless sandy beaches and escapes to nearby villages will reward you with a rich cultural yet relaxed experience all year round. Step off of the beaten path into the untouched Greece of the past. Cultural pride and natural beauty – Rethymno offers the best of both.

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