Portugal are #EURO2016 champions!
History is made as for the 1st time ever, Portugal win a major tournament by defeating France, 1-0, in the EURO 2016 Final.
Portugal’s Renato Sanches jumps on teammates after Eder scores.
Eder's goal gave the Portugal glory in the #EURO2016, defeating France 1-0 on a goal in the 109th minute to take home the #EURO2016 championship.
Portugal lift the European Championship trophy after their win over France #FRAPOR #EURO2016
France dominated possession for large parts of the final, but Portugal held firm and shocked the home crowd in the Stade de France by taking the lead in the 109th minute.
The game had gone into extra time after finishing 0-0 in the 90 minutes.
Portugal seemed to havetheir word cut out for them after star striker and captain Cristiano Ronaldo was stretchered off injured in the first half, but they defended and finally got a goal 10 minutes from time when Eder’s precise strike beat France keeper Hugo Lloris.
Hugo Lloris of France dives in vain as Eder of Portugal scores the opening goal during the UEFA EURO 2016 Final match between Portugal and France at Stade de France on July 10, 2016 in Paris, France.
France players show their dejection after their 0-1 defeat in the UEFA EURO 2016 Final match between Portugal and France at Stade de France on July 10, 2016 in Paris, France.
The win is Portugal’s first major title after coming close many times – including a loss in the final against Greece in 2004 – but this was finally their year.