With Cristiano Ronaldo giving directions from off the field due to injury, the Portuguese team defeated France 1-0 to win their first official title.
It had been 12 years since the home tournament against Greece escaped them. However, Portugal it was known to replace in the Euro 2016 and he was proclaimed champion against France no less than at the Stade de France on June 10, but four years ago.
A story about fadas tornado realidade. As tears, to hope, a spirit of unequal equipment, a historic auction at the beginning of a country of interest. Isto é Portugal e we are Champions of Europe! # Euro2016 #AllPortugal pic.twitter.com/xjzCtzI4Lt
– Portugal (@selecaoportugal) July 10, 2020
The Portuguese team did not come as a clear favorite, but it had one of the greatest stars in world football: Cristiano Ronaldo. However, the one who was a Real Madrid player at the time, did not last long on the court and came out due to injury. However, he continued to support his teammates as one more coach.
– Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano) July 10, 2020
The match did not have too many emotions throughout the regular 90 minutes and not in overtime. Despite that, while both teams were preparing for the penalties, Éder appeared to score the goal that gave the championship to the Portuguese. Interestingly, that was the only goal in official tournaments for the attacker.
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