Quite remarkably, Portugal’s penalty shootout win over Poland, means that the guys with the best kit at Euro 2016 – honestly, how god damn sexy is that Portugal away kit? – have made it to the semi-finals in France without winning a single game!
Despite failing to bag a victory at any point during the tournament so far, Fernando Santos’ boys haven’t failed to entertain.
They’ve taken part in what will arguably end up being the game of the tournament versus Hungary, and they’ve also shown the world exactly why Manchester United were so gutted to miss out on Renato Sanches to Bayern Munich; and why the Bundesliga giants were happy to pay £35million for an 18-year-old.
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It’s almost impressive we’ve come this far without mentioning the world’s greatest ever footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo; he has been blockbuster this tournament. From his misconstrued ‘tantrums’ to one of the goals of the tournament.
We asked YOU for YOUR goal of the #EURO2016 Group Stage. The winner…
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And Ronaldo was at it again against Poland, with the former Manchester United forward producing the most incredible piece of trickery the beautiful game has ever seen!
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It’s now clear why Rafael Benitez was sacked from Real Madrid, with the current Newcastle United gaffer clearly spending too much time teaching magic, and not enough time spent on developing tactics.