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Social media reacts as Portugal triumph at Euro 2016!

Well, well, well. After what has ultimately proven a rather captivating showcase of international football yet again this summer, Fernando Santos and his proud squad of Portuguese stars have finally achieved the unexpected and landed the first major tournament trophy for their nation in victorious circumstances.

 

Portugal may not have initially arrived as anyone’s out in out favourite to really go all the way at Euro 2016 – but since the unmistakably hard-working outfit were nonetheless able to see off the French without talisman Cristiano Ronaldo pulling the strings in last night’s final – no one can seemingly discredit the Portuguese now after finally claiming one of the grandest prizes of all upon the international scene.

 

Many have since congratulated the Portuguese after their impressive heroics in the final…

 

 

…with even some famous ex-players seemingly unable to contain their joy…

 

 

The Portuguese team obviously remain rather pleased with last night’s final result…

 

 

…whilst the French must nonetheless remain understandably dejected with the outcome…

 

 

Those back home in Portugal have taken to the streets to show their admiration…

 

 

…and after such a big win, who can really blame them?

 

 

In the end, Fernando Santos’ side served to prove all their early doubters wrong with their range of organised and well-drilled performances…

 

 

…eventually arriving as deserving champions of Euro 2016 when all is said and done! 

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