Football Glossary: Surprise Package

Surprise package – In football this expression refers to a team that unexpectedly does well despite the fact that not many people think that they will do well in a competition.

Surprise Package

In football this expression refers to a team that unexpectedly does well despite the fact that not many people think that they will do well in a competition.
  • Example: The Greek team was the surprise package at Euro 2004 – no one expected them to win the tournament.

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