In the end, Portugal was the team who won it all. Pundits went mad, neutrals went mad, but they won’t care. They will party deep into the night.
France will henceforth have a brand new superhero to tell their kids about. His name is “GriezMAN”.
If France is so good, why is Ligue 1 so bad? The weird world of French football
Why is the French national team so talented when Ligue 1 is so horrendous? If France win the Euros, there may emerge a new recipe for success on the International level.
Germany will be hoping that they are the ones to advance to the Final to be played on July 10, but it won’t be easy, as the hosts France are in their way.
France thrashed Iceland 5-2 and moved on to face the World champions Germany in the semi-finals of Euro 2016.
Iceland’s ‘Leicester’ story continues after handing England another Brexit
Iceland easily dispatched of a chaotic and ineffective England side to move themselves into the quarters of EURO 2016. Now, they face France.
After the unwelcome break, Euro 2016 action resumes with the Round of 16 matchups. And what a set of matchups they are.
They won the European Championships in the year 2000 after winning the World Cup in ’98 having hosted both tournaments, but the ball game is different in 2016.
EURO 2016 has already served us some surprises (and quite a bit of football) so far. The thunderous strike of Payet and Modric’s equally as well hit volley are the highlights of the festival so far. And there are already some pretty big signs of how the rest of the tournament is going to go.