Euro 2016

Euro 2016

The beauty of chaos

A frenetic night that featured 14 goals across just two games set the tone for the rest of Euro 2020 as both 2018 World Cup finalists, France and Croatia, joined reigning European champions Portugal by the wayside.

2y ago

Adil Khan sounds out warning to Bangladesh

Indian defender Adil Khan has said that his side will come with all guns blazing when they face Bangladesh in the next World Cup Group E qualifying fixture in Doha on Monday.

3y ago

Heroes return

After a night of rowdy celebrations Portugal's European champions led by Cristiano Ronaldo returned home to a heroes' welcome on Monday and a country overjoyed by their upset win over France.

7y ago

'A Cup made of effort and tears'

Portugal's triumphant soccer team arrive home later on Monday on a plane named after the country's late football legend Eusebio and will continue their celebrations after the dramatic win over hosts France in the Euro 2016 final.

7y ago

Ugly duckling becomes beautiful swan

Football threw up another unlikely hero on Sunday when journeyman professional Eder scored the goal that won Euro 2016 for Portugal.

7y ago

From agony to ecstasy

Cristiano Ronaldo cried twice in the Euro 2016 final on Sunday, once when he was stretchered off injured and again when he limped back on in joy after his Portugal teammates claimed a historic win over France.

7y ago

UEFA Euro 2016 / Losing to Ronaldo again sucks, says Griezmann

Losing a final to Cristiano Ronaldo has become an unfortunate habit for Antoine Griezmann and he is not happy about it.

7y ago

40 arrested in Paris over Euro 2016 violence

Around 40 people are arrested in Paris after police use tear gas and water cannon against football fans hurling glass bottles at officers at the Eiffel Tower during the Euro 2016 final.

7y ago

Stars that shone brightest

At the end of the European Championships, here is a look at the five players who made the glittering stages over France their own.

7y ago

‘I’ve been waiting since 2004’

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrated as never before -- with tears of joy streaming down his face after his Portugal beat France 1-0 to win the European Championship.

7y ago

Deschamps dejected

France coach Didier Deschamps did not hide his bitter disappointment after finding himself on the losing end of a final for a change on Sunday.

7y ago

‘Ronaldo said I’d score’

Eder says Cristiano Ronaldo predicted he would score the winning goal against France and gave him the encouragement to settle the final.

7y ago

Santos praises ‘motivator’ Ronaldo

An emotional Fernando Santos praises Cristiano Ronaldo's motivational powers and says criticism of Pepe was unjustified after his team won the European Championship.

7y ago

Tragic end to Ronaldo's Euro journey

Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo was forced off injured in tears just 25 minutes into Sunday's Euro 2016 final against France in Paris.

7y ago

Portugal stun hosts France to win Euros

Cristiano Ronaldo was stretchered off in tears but an extra-time goal by Eder saw Portugal beat hosts France 1-0 in Sunday's Euro 2016 final to win their first major tournament.

7y ago

Euro 2016: France beefs up security ahead of final match

More than 5,000 French police are to be deployed at key venues in and around Paris ahead of the Euro 2016 football final between France and Portugal.

7y ago

'We were the better team'

Germany coach Joachim Loew refused to commit himself to stay beyond the next World Cup campaign as he picked through the wreckage of the country's Euro 2016 exit.

7y ago

Duel of magnificent sevens

With France's baby-faced poster boy Antoine Griezmann going up against preening Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, the Euro 2016 final will feature a duel between two very different number sevens.

7y ago
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