Portugal were the talk of social media as they defeated Euro 2016 hosts France in Paris and the footballing world praised Fernando Santos’ side’s resilience and teamwork as well as Cristiano Ronaldo’s stand-in managerial skills on the touchline.
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É lindo ver o povo feliz!! Is beautiful to see my country happy!!!👏👏✌️ pic.twitter.com/nZWRr4WYJ7— Luís Figo (@LuisFigo) July 11, 2016
Te lo mereces bichooo!! Enhorabuena Pepitooo 👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾 parabéns Portugal!!! pic.twitter.com/av2V7UvOE2— Marcelotwelve (@MarceloM12) July 10, 2016
Is this Sissoko fella the same dude from Newcastle last year! 😳#UEFA2016— Joseph Barton (@Joey7Barton) July 10, 2016
Great team performance by Portugal tonight! Congratulations! #EURO2016— Basti Schweinsteiger (@BSchweinsteiger) July 10, 2016
Congratulations to Portugal for winning the European cup🏆. Sissoko Man Of The Match...💪🏿👊🏿✌🏿️ pic.twitter.com/qwFChBfFVD— Michael Essien (@MichaelEssien) July 10, 2016
Portugal win Euro 2016 a month after their U17s won their own Euros. U21s were runners-up in theirs a year ago, Euro U19s start tomorrow...— Chelsea Youth (@chelseayouth) July 10, 2016
Great footage of Sir Alex Ferguson congratulating Cristiano Ronaldo last night pic.twitter.com/ZQvu8Iie7l— Football Vines (@FootballVines) July 11, 2016
From seeing Cristiano Ronaldo lift the European Championships for Portugal to Xherdan Shaqiri’s overhead kick wondergoal, Sport360 chatted with the world’s media at various press rooms in France to get their view on a summer of footballing action.
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Cristiano Ronaldo’s special backheel goal against Hungary won your vote for Euro 2016 goal of the tournament but here you can watch the goals again in brilliant animation.
It started in Paris and ended in the French capital with Arsenal frontman Giroud opening the Euros account and Eder’s match-winning strike in the final rounding it off in stunning style.
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