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GERA WINS EURO 2016 FANS’ GOAL OF THE TOURNAMENT AWARD EURO Latest News 

GERA WINS EURO 2016 FANS’ GOAL OF THE TOURNAMENT AWARD

The midfielder's superb half volley in Hungary's thrilling 3-3 stalemate with eventual winners Portugal has been voted as the best strike of the competition by supporters Zoltan Gera's amazing strike in Hungary's 3-3 draw with competition winners Portugal has been voted as Euro 2016 Goal of the Tournament by fans. The former Fulham and West Bromwich Albion midfielder opened the scoring in superb style as he thrashed a half-volley past Rui Patricio in the goal-laden clash in Lyon. Balazs Dzsudzsak and Cristiano Ronaldo both scored twice while Nani also found…

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FOOTBALL FANS BACK PORTUGAL TO WIN EURO 2016 EURO Latest News 

FOOTBALL FANS BACK PORTUGAL TO WIN EURO 2016

Didier Deschamps's men may be hot favourites to clinch glory at the Stade de France but supporters from all over the world are backing Cristiano Ronaldo & Co. to produce an upset Fans have backed Portugal to shock hosts France and win Euro 2016 ahead of the final in Paris on Sunday. Over 6,000 people from across the world voted for the team they think will triumph at this summer's tournament, with Cristiano Ronaldo's side scooping 56% of the total votes cast. Readers in Germany, who saw France end their hopes…

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Ronaldo to be crowned best player of his generation EURO Latest News Portugal 

Ronaldo to be crowned best player of his generation

Obviously, it would be the highlight of Ronaldo's already stellar career. Few would begrudge him such a moment of personal glory. Even those that dislike the Real Madrid superstar for his perceived arrogance would find it difficult to dispute his greatness – an international title would only cement his status as the best player of his generation. Cristiano Ronaldo feels, though, that Portugal would be worthy recipients of the European Championship trophy in Paris on Sunday evening. "I believe that all these boys deserve it," the Seleccao skipper stated after…

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Today Portugal will win a major trophy EURO Latest News 

Today Portugal will win a major trophy

It would be a major achievement to win something with Portugal. The squad believes and the country believes, he stated in an interview with UEFA. Cristiano Ronaldo will play in his second European Championship final at the Stade de France in Paris on Sunday, some twelve years after the 19 year old suffered heartbreak as Portugal, the host nation at Euro 2004 lost 1-0 to an unfancied Greece side in Lisbon. Cristiano Ronaldo and Ricardo Carvalho are the only surviving member of the 2004 squad and will be hoping that…

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Ronaldo will relish taking on all of France – Rio Ferdinand EURO Latest News 

Ronaldo will relish taking on all of France – Rio Ferdinand

Cristiano Ronaldo will relish taking on the whole of France in Sunday's Euro 2016 final, according to his former Manchester United team-mate Rio Ferdinand. The 31-year-old Portugal captain has the chance to win the first international title of his glittering career when his side take on the tournament hosts at Stade de France. "Everyone in the country will be against him, but he will thrive off that hostility, and off their fear," Ferdinand told BBC Sport. "The French know Cristiano is the player capable of destroying their dream because he…

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Germany 0:2 France EURO Latest Highlights 

Germany 0:2 France

  The Atletico Madrid star scored either side of the interval as the hosts downed Germany to set up a clash with Portugal at the Stade de France on Sunday Antoine Griezmann's double sent hosts France through to the final of Euro 2016 with a 2-0 win over world champions Germany in Marseille. Griezmann gave Les Bleus the lead from the spot after Germany captain Bastian Schweinsteiger was adjudged to have handled inside the penalty area right on the stroke of half time.

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Griezmann can be France’s new Zidane EURO Latest News Spain 

Griezmann can be France’s new Zidane

In 1984 it was Michel Platini, in 1998 it was Zinedine Zidane – now Antoine Griezmann is set to be France’s hero in 2016 as they chase a hat-trick of major crowns claimed on home soil.   Didier Deschamps’ men stand just 90 minutes away from the European Championship final, having seemingly found their form to defeat the Republic of Ireland and Iceland in the knockout stages of the tournament. The coach has urged them to “create their own history”, and they will attempt to do so at Marseille’s Stade…

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Ronaldo ‘a bad loser’ and ‘petty’ Cristiano Ronaldo EURO Latest News 

Ronaldo ‘a bad loser’ and ‘petty’

Cristiano Ronaldo has been called a "bad loser" and "petty" for criticising Euro 2016 opponents Iceland following Tuesday's 1-1 draw. The Portugal captain hit out at Iceland's lack of ambition during the Group F game and accused them of having a "small mentality". But Iceland midfielder Kari Arnason responded: "It just makes it sweeter that he is a bad loser. "We are a small island in the Atlantic Ocean and we got a draw against them." Former Iceland international Hermann Hreidarsson also hit back at Ronaldo, saying he should have…

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Ten-man Austria stunned by Hungary Austria EURO Latest News 

Ten-man Austria stunned by Hungary

Hungary shocked Austria in the opening Group F game as they won 2-0 thanks to second-half goals from Adam Szalai and Zoltan Stieber. Szalai fired home after a neat one-two and Zoltan Stieber rounded off a late breakaway with an outstanding chip to give the underdogs the points in the 138th meeting between the two sides. Austria had been a fraction away from the fastest goal in European Championship history when David Alaba fired a 20-yard shot across goalkeeper Gabor Kiraly — the oldest player in European Championship history —…

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Ronaldo can finally shine with Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo EURO Latest News 

Ronaldo can finally shine with Portugal

When Cristiano Ronaldo first appeared for Portugal at a major tournament – on home soil at Euro 2004 – he could look around the dressing room and find the last of the Golden Generation – Luis Figo, Fernando Couto and Rui Costa. The three-time Ballon d'Or winner has won plenty on the club front but has rarely had the team around him at international level to succeed… until now "They were the heroes when I was growing up," Ronaldo told  Uefa  before the tournament. "Obviously I focused on them, but I knew…

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