Monty Python Previews The Germany-Greece Euro 2012 Game

It’s being called a debt crisis grudge match, but if you really want to know what the Germany-Greece Euro 2012 quarterfinal game will be like, watch this classic Monty Python sketch.

1. In addition to being the two main players in the European debt crisis — Germany as the debt-holder, and Greece as the debtor — both countries are also known for their histories in philosophy.

So the Monty Python troupe created a skit imagining a match between Germany and Greece’s preeminent philosophers. Confucius referees. Of course, it’s hilarious.

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