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Hugo Lloris: Attackers failed us against Portugal

Attempting to digest a missed opportunity for hosts France, captain and goalkeeper Hugo Lloris lamented the host nation’s failures in front of goal while pointing out champions Portugal did not play “great football” following Sunday’s Euro 2016 final. An entire nation was silenced as Portugal triumphed 1-0 after extra time …

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Pepe: We won Euro 2016 for Ronaldo

Man-of-the-match Pepe told his Portugal team-mates to win Euro 2016 for injured captain Cristiano Ronaldo and they delivered. It was an historic result as Portugal claimed their first major title via a 1-0 win over hosts France after extra time in Paris on Sunday. Eder came off the bench and …

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Pepe named Euro 2016 final Man of the Match

Pepe was named Man of the Match after a stout defensive display helped Portugal beat France 1-0 after extra time to win Euro 2016. Substitute Eder struck in the second half of extra time to secure victory, with Portugal having to play the majority of the match without injured captain …

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Ronaldo: No one believed in us

Portugal star and captain Cristiano Ronaldo praised his team for a deserved Euro 2016 success, saying they had proved their critics wrong. Eder scored a 109th-minute winner as Fernando Santos’ men claimed a 1-0 victory over France in the final in Paris on Sunday. Ronaldo came off due to a …

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Mark Clattenburg to referee France v Portugal Euro 2016 final

UEFA has announced Mark Clattenburg will referee the final of Euro 2016 between France and Portugal on Sunday. The Englishman, a regular Premier League official, will become the second man after Portugal’s Pedro Proenca in 2012 to referee both the Champions League final and European Championship decider in the same season, …

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Neuer: France defeat unfair on Germany

Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer felt his side’s 2-0 loss to France in the Euro 2016 semi-finals was unfair. An Antoine Griezmann brace in Marseille guided Didier Deschamps’ men into Sunday’s decider against Portugal. The Atletico Madrid star struck from the penalty spot on the stroke of half-time, before capitalising on …

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