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By Donald Lambro
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Topic - Odin Linardatou
Greek soccer fans whistled and jeered at Angela Merkel, but the German chancellor had the last laugh, jumping to her feet in joy every time her team scored.
"The people were very nice here," said Greece fan Odin Linardatou of Athens, who was vacationing in Berlin. "People congratulated us when we scored a goal, and we congratulated them (when Germany scored)."