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Ukraine: Marko Dević's “Ghost Goal”

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Western Europe, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Citizen Media, Sport

On Facebook, in the past two hours, over 4,800 users have ‘shared’ and over 2,900 have ‘liked’ [1] the screenshot of the “ghost goal” [2] by Ukraine's Marko Dević [3] in today's Euro 2012 game against England. The screenshot was posted by Korrespondent, a Ukrainian news site and magazine, and over 400 comments [ru, uk, en] have been left so far, most of them expressing dismay with the referee's failure to confirm the goal. Ukraine lost 0:1 [4] and is now out of the championship, which it is co-hosting with Poland, while the English team has advanced into the quarterfinals.