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2 Jul 2021
EURO 2020 delivered a thrilling first knockout round with the elimination of Germany, Euro 2016 champions, Portugal, and 2018 World Cup champions, France.
15 Mar 2018
The president of the Icelandic Football Association, Guðni Bergsson is confident that the national team can repeat the success of two years ago and qualify for the knockout rounds of the 2018 World Cup. At the 2016 European Championship in France, Iceland advanced to the knockout phase without losing any of their Group F matches,…
3 Mar 2017
Football hooliganism, which had appeared to be waning at major tournaments, has again become a serious concern after Euro 2016 in France, when Russians were in the thick of the action.
10 Jan 2017
Hosting the Euro 2016 football tournament cost France less than 200 million euros ($211 million) but brought some 1.22 billion euros into the country, according to figures released by the ministry of sports Tuesday.
21 Nov 2016
Cristiano Ronaldo says he feels confident of winning a fourth Ballon d'Or title after a stellar year in which Portugal wiped the smiles off French faces at Euro 2016.
24 Aug 2016
Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted he didn't believe his country could win Euro 2016 and said that last season was probably the best of his glittering career.
17 Jul 2016
Tevez is set to depart Boca Juniors following one year at the club, just days after the Argentine giants were knocked out of the Copa Libertadores semi-finals.
15 Jul 2016
Cristiano Ronaldo is the “special footballer” of his generation, according to former boss Alex Ferguson.
12 Jul 2016
The doping case that caused Mamadou Sakho to miss Euro 2016 was "horrendous" for the defender, the French football president said Tuesday, days after the Liverpool man was cleared.
12 Jul 2016
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 ...
12 Jul 2016
Dimitri Payet insisted there was no malice in his tackle that forced Cristiano Ronaldo out of Sunday’s Euro 2016 final.
11 Jul 2016
UEFA on Monday named French forward and tournament top scorer Antoine Griezmann as the best player of Euro 2016, a day after the hosts' 1-0 final defeat to Portugal.

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