Boris Paitchadze

Georgia’s goal in three languages

On March 26, Tbilisi Boris Paitchadze National Stadium hosted a EURO 2012 qualifications game between Georgia (72nd in the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking) and Croatia (8th in the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking). The stadium was full, and hundreds were left outside.

First half lacked action, however second was very dramatic. Both teams had interesting moments but only one managed to win. 30-seconds long combination was finished by one of the most experienced players in Georgian team – Levan Kobiashvili. He scored an unexpected goal on 90th minute.

This is how commentators reacted to Kobiashvili’s goal in three languages:

This video was recorded by on of the fans when Kobiashvili scored:

Georgian national team will face Israel on 29th of March in Tel Aviv.

Football: Georgia – Croatia 1:0

Late goal by Levan Kobiashvili earned Georgia win over Croatia. Kobi finished a 30-seconds long combination with an amazing goal on 90th minute. It was a breathtaking moment for all Georgians on the national stadium, in Tbilisi and abroad. Here are some photos and a video of the surprising goal by Levan Kobiashvili.

People started to gather in front of the Boris Paitchadze National Stadium two hours before the game: