Irish Footie Fans:Angela Merkel Thinks We’re At Work

Posted by on Jun 09, 2012 | Comments Off on Irish Footie Fans:Angela Merkel Thinks We’re At Work

Skandalös! How about this for a Euro bail-out of a different kind?

Gerry Nolan and his friends from Limerick made this cheeky sign that reads “Angela Merkel thinks we’re at work.”

Mr Nolan, 25, thinks Ireland could win it. “I’m hoping they will do ok. I’ve booked time off to the final so they would need to do well.”

“I think we will do well in our group, I reckon we could beat Croatia and Spain – hopefully we can make sure Spain will be the first county to exit the euro!”

Never mind Angela Merkel thinking he is at work, what do Mr Nolan’s bosses say about him taking so much time off?

“We told them there would be no booze or women on the trip. We are here purely for the culture and the football.”

BBC News has tried to contact the German Chancellor to see if she had a message for the football fans. We haven’t had a response yet.

Perhaps she is too busy with work.

Thousands of Irish football fans have put work on hold to support their team in Europe.

Euro 2012 begins today in Poland and Ukraine. Ireland will play their first game against Croatia on Sunday.

The group of friends who all graduated from college in Limerick together left Dublin this morning and posed with their flag at Dublin airport before jetting off to Prague.




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