1. France Celebrate Euro 2016 Final Berth with Iceland-Style Viking Clap

    If Euro 2016 leaves behind any kind of legacy when the summer is over, it will almost certainly be the thunderous Viking-style chant that Iceland brought with them...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 1 month ago 11,809 reads 26 comments

  2. Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale React to Portugal Beating Wales at Euro 2016

    Cristiano Ronaldo believes his Portugal side can win Euro 2016 after they reached the final in France with a 2-0 last-four victory over Wales on Wednesday...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 1 month ago 6,239 reads 43 comments

  3. Lionel Messi's Penalty Ball from 2016 Copa America May Be Sold, Fan Fears Theft

    The last ball Lionel Messi kicked in international football could be sold for €27,000 (£ 23,024), as its owner fears it being stolen if he keeps it...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 1 month ago 9,717 reads 30 comments

  4. Why Euro 2016 Run Has to Be Seen as Just the Start for Beaten but Proud Wales

    Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal were the eventual and deserving winners of the Euro 2016 semi-final in Lyon on Wednesday night, but for a beaten and emotionally drained Wales, there was the acknowledgement of a different kind of victory...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 month ago 1,045 reads 3 comments

  5. Evolving Cristiano Ronaldo Has Chance to Exorcise the Ghosts of 12 Years Ago

    Twelve years ago, a 19-year-old Cristiano Ronaldo wept on the pitch after Portugal lost in the final of Euro 2004...

    Jonathan Wilson Written by Jonathan Wilson about 1 month ago 6,977 reads 50 comments

  6. The German Mentality Should Overcome France in the Semi-Finals

    Three years ago, I interviewed Michael Ballack, owner of 98 caps for Germany and one of his country’s greatest-ever players, and I asked him why they always perform so well at major tournaments...

    Sam Pilger Written by Sam Pilger about 1 month ago 6,184 reads 21 comments

  7. Cristiano Ronaldo Poses for Selfie with Ball Boy Before Portugal vs. Wales

    Cristiano Ronaldo showed once again he always has time for his fans on Wednesday when he posed for a selfie with a ball boy ahead of Portugal's Euro 2016 semi-final with Wales...

    Tom Webb Written by Tom Webb about 1 month ago 3,898 reads 17 comments

  8. Why Adil Rami and N'Golo Kante Should Not Be Restored to France XI vs. Germany

    France take on Germany at Stade Velodrome on Thursday in the second of the 2016 UEFA European Championship semi-finals...

    Jonathan Johnson Written by Jonathan Johnson about 1 month ago 14,067 reads 39 comments

  9. Breaking Down How Germany Can Rain on France's Parade in Euro 2016 Semi-Final

    The second semi-final of Euro 2016 in Marseille 's Stade Velodrome on Thursday evening pitches the two pre -tournament favourites against each other...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 1 month ago 3,207 reads 19 comments

  10. Renato Sanches Age Questioning Is a 'Joke,' Says Portugal Boss Fernando Santos

    Portugal manager Fernando Santos has branded claims that Renato Sanches is older than 18 as "a joke." According to Portuguese newspaper O Jogo (h/t ESPN FC ), Santos said: "Everyone knows [Sanches]...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 1 month ago 4,504 reads 17 comments

  11. Sky Bet User Backed Wales to Win Euro 2016, Leicester's Premier League Triumph

    A bettor who backed Wales to win UEFA Euro 2016 at 150-1 ahead of the tournament has already tasted extraordinary success this year, having successfully backed Leicester City 's Premier League title win at 5,000-1...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 1 month ago 9,784 reads 22 comments

  12. How Euro 2004's Disappointment Kept Cristiano Ronaldo Going for Portugal

    Think of Cristiano Ronaldo and a few images come to mind. His trademark celebration for one, mouth open, face contorted, muscles flexed...

    Graham Ruthven Written by Graham Ruthven about 1 month ago 9,934 reads 26 comments

  13. Italy's World Cup Qualifying Campaign More Promising After Euro 2016 Run

    For the Italian national team, the 2016 UEFA European Championship is over. The players are back in Italy and will soon return to their clubs, some of which have already started preparing for the 2016-17 season...

    Sam Lopresti Written by Sam Lopresti about 1 month ago 2,729 reads 11 comments

  14. Gerardo Martino Resigns as Argentina Manager: Latest Comments and Reaction

    Gerardo Martino has stood down as the manager of the Argentina national team, it was confirmed on Tuesday...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 1 month ago 5,487 reads 42 comments

  15. Why Portugal Are Seeking to Avoid Becoming Europe's Biggest Chokers vs. Wales

    Contrary to popular belief, Portugal are playing Wales in Lyon on Wednesday night, and not just Cristiano Ronaldo playing Gareth Bale ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 month ago 7,005 reads 51 comments

  16. Giampiero Ventura the Right Man to Take Azzurri into Next Generation

    A subplot to Italy's journey through the knockout rounds of the 2016 UEFA European Championship concerned the Nazionale's future manager...

    Sam Lopresti Written by Sam Lopresti about 1 month ago 5,134 reads 57 comments

  17. Renato Sanches' Age Questioned by Guy Roux After Bayern Munich Transfer

    The emergence of Portugal starlet Renato Sanches has been one of the major storylines of Euro 2016, but veteran manager Guy Roux claimed the 18-year-old—who completed a move to Bayern Munich this summer—is actually "23 or 24...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 1 month ago 39,308 reads 69 comments

  18. How Can Germany Best Replace Key Absentees in Euro 2016 Semi-Final vs. France?

    Germany paid a hefty price for their dramatic Euro 2016 quarter-final win over Italy on Saturday. The world champions finally beat their bogey team in a competitive match for the first time but lost key players in the process...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 1 month ago 4,688 reads 13 comments

  19. Barcelona New Boy Samuel Umtiti Is No Weak Link for France

    Adil Rami has cut an optimistic figure for France during Euro 2016, as well he might after a whirlwind end to the 2015-16 season...

    Andy Brassell Written by Andy Brassell about 1 month ago 13,253 reads 36 comments

  20. Footage Emerges of Cristiano Ronaldo Encouraging Joao Moutinho to Take a Penalty

    Say what you will about Cristiano Ronaldo —the man knows how to win. Ronaldo's Portugal are through to the semi-finals of Euro 2016 but not before a dramatic penalty-shootout victory over Poland in the last eight...

    Joe Gallagher Written by Joe Gallagher about 1 month ago 14,327 reads 14 comments

  21. Clinical France Blow Brave Iceland Away, but Defensive Deficiencies Remain

    France are in the semi-finals of the 2016 UEFA European Championship after their 5-2 thrashing of surprise package Iceland at Stade de France on Sunday...

    Jonathan Johnson Written by Jonathan Johnson about 1 month ago 1,095 reads 1 comments

  22. Mario Gomez Injury: Updates on Germany Star's Hamstring and Recovery

    Germany's UEFA Euro 2016 bid took a major hit on Sunday, as star forward Mario Gomez was ruled out for the rest of the tournament with a hamstring injury. Continue for updates...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 1 month ago 9,188 reads 66 comments

  23. Dramatic Win over Italy Thanks to Germany's Perseverance, Joachim Low's Changes

    Germany finally got past Italy in a competitive match on Saturday, beating their now-former bogey team 6-5 in a penalty shootout that had more twists than a season of Game of Thrones ...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 1 month ago 9,399 reads 25 comments

  24. Italy Comes Agonizingly Close in Euro 2016 Exit to Germany

    On Saturday night in Bordeaux, France, two titans of football went head-to-head. The quarterfinal match between Italy and Germany had been hailed as worthy of being the final of the 2016 UEFA European Championship, and the game lived up to its hype...

    Sam Lopresti Written by Sam Lopresti about 1 month ago 6,071 reads 95 comments

  25. Why Jurgen Klinsmann Could Become England's Best Manager Since Terry Venables

    With Queen Elizabeth II watching on, Jurgen Klinsmann lifted the Henri Delaunay Cup above his head. Germany had just won the 1996 European Championship—their third overall and ...

    Thomas Cooper Written by Thomas Cooper about 1 month ago 1,701 reads 0 comments