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After euro currency, Euro soccer has G8 leaders gripped

posted 20 May 2012, 05:06 by Sam Mbale   [ updated 20 May 2012, 05:08 ]

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, President Obama, and Germany's Chancellor Merkel watch the overtime shootout of the Chelsea vs. Bayern Munich UEFA Champions League final.

A number of the world leaders attending the G8 summit made use of some free time on Saturday (May 19) by watching the UEFA Champions League final between Chelsea and Bayern Munich on television.
Prime Minister David Cameron of Britain, President Barack Obama, Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, France's President Francois Hollande and Jose Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, were among those who took time out to see the overtime shootout in the Laurel Cabin conference room at Camp David.

. Chelsea won 4-3 after the teams were locked up at 1-all following extra time.

But there were clearly no hard feelings between Prime Minister Cameron and Chancellor Merkel after the British side took the victory -- the pair shared a hug in front of the other leaders.