Moutinho believes Euro 2016 will lead to more Portugal titles

  Moutinho believes Euro 2016 will lead to more Portugal titles Portugal midfielder Joao Moutinho thinks success in Euro 2016 will be the first of many major trophies for his country. Fernando Santos’ men stunned hosts France in winning Sunday’s final 1-0 thanks to substitute Eder’s superb long-range strike in extra time. The victory at Stade de…

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Lloris hopes France heartbreak spurs on Tottenham

  Lloris hopes France heartbreak spurs on Tottenham France captain Hugo Lloris is confident that his national team heartbreak in the Euro 2016 final will spur on his hunger for success with Tottenham. The goalkeeper was in imperious form throughout the European Championship but there was no fairytale ending for France on home soil as…

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Griezmann did not deserve Euro 2016 award – Leboeuf

  Griezmann did not deserve Euro 2016 award – Leboeuf Former France international Frank Leboeuf has criticised UEFA’s decision to name Antoine Griezmann player of the tournament at Euro 2016 and feels Portugal defender Pepe deserved the award more than the Atletico Madrid forward. Griezmann made the difference for France in the knockout stages with…

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Renato Sanches named Euro 2016 Young Player of the Tournament

  Renato Sanches named Euro 2016 Young Player of the Tournament Portugal midfielder Renato Sanches has been named as Euro 2016’s Young Player of the Tournament. Sanches beat international team-mate Raphael Guerreiro and his Bayern Munich colleague, France winger Kingsley Coman, to the award, which is open to players born in 1994 or later and…

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Ronaldo named in Euro 2016 team of the tournament, Bale misses out

  Ronaldo named in Euro 2016 team of the tournament, Bale misses out Cristiano Ronaldo is one of four Portugal players to have been named in the official Euro 2016 team of the tournament, but Real Madrid team-mate Gareth Bale has missed out. Portugal captain Ronaldo scored three goals and supplied three assists to help…

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Thousands of fans greet Portugal on glorious homecoming

  Thousands of fans greet Portugal on glorious homecoming After so many near-misses, Portugal finally holds an international trophy, and the country is determined to enjoy the moment, welcoming the victorious Euro 2016 team back to Lisbon in spectacular fashion. Eder’s extra-time strike handed Portugal a 1-0 win over France in Paris on Sunday, after the host…

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