Euro 2008 champion Spain awarded beer
Sponsor Cruzcampo gives each player their weight in beer for winning the football championship in June.9 October 2008
MADRID – Spain will be rewarded for winning the European Championship with beer.
The Spanish football players will each receive their weight in beer from sponsor Cruzcampo after winning Euro 2008 at Austria and Switzerland in June.
The heaviest player, Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina, will receive 95.6 kilograms of beer, while the lightest squad member, Villarreal winger Santi Cazorla, will get 70.4 kilograms.
In total, the 23 players will receive 1,742 litres of beer, or the equivalent of 5,200 bottles.
[AP / Expatica]