Euro dilemma for local football fan

England's manager Roy Hodgson and Wayne Rooney celebrate after the Euro 2012 Group D match at the Donbass Arena, Donetsk. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday June 19, 2012. See PA Story SOCCER England. Photo credit should read: PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Use subject to restrictions. Editorial use only. Book sales permitted providing not solely devoted to any one team / player / match. No commercial Use subject to restrictions. Editorial use only.
England's manager Roy Hodgson and Wayne Rooney celebrate after the Euro 2012 Group D match at the Donbass Arena, Donetsk. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday June 19, 2012. See PA Story SOCCER England. Photo credit should read: PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Use subject to restrictions. Editorial use only. Book sales permitted providing not solely devoted to any one team / player / match. No commercial Use subject to restrictions. Editorial use only.
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A local football fan is facing a dilemma ahead of the European Championship quarter-finals.

Nick Metaxas, who owns the franchise of Interlink Express in Kettering, was born and bred in England.

However, his father is Greek and his mother is German, meaning he has the choice of three teams to follow in the last eight of the tournament.

And he admits he will be torn between Greece and Germany when they meet in the last eight tomorrow.

When he was asked who he would be supporting, the 48-year-old, who lives in Burton Latimer said: “I think I will be supporting Greece.

“I always prefer the underdog to do well.”

But there is no doubt in his mind who he wants to win the whole competition.

“I want England to win the whole lot,” he added.

“Ideally, I would have liked all three countries to be in the semi-finals but the draw means that can’t happen. I hope England win it.”

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