World Cup: Greek fan sings his way to Brazil
Nikos Stathorakis had never composed a song in his life when he decided to enter a contest to come up with lyrics for the Greece national team song.
Among 2,000 submissions, Stathorakis's entry received the most votes and won him a trip to the World Cup in Brazil.
Having never left Europe before, he received hotel, air fare, and a ticket to a first-round match of the Greek national team.
For the BBC's Real Fans series, we met Stathorakis on Copacabana Beach.
Produced by the BBC's Franz Strasser, filmed by Howard Johnson.
19 Jun 2014
- From the section Magazine