1. Cristiano Ronaldo to Have Airport Named After Him on Home Island of Madeira

    At this rate, it's only a matter of time before Madeira changes its name to Cristiano Ronaldo . Not really , but the Portuguese superstar seems to be racking up objects that bear his name on his native island...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 1 month ago 24,550 reads 18 comments

  2. Fernando Santos, Portugal Agree on New Contract: Details, Comments and Reaction

    Portugal's Euro 2016-winning coach, Fernando Santos, has committed his future to the country, signing a new deal to remain for four more years. The Press Association (via ESPN FC ) confirmed the contract news on Tuesday...

    Rob Blanchette Written by Rob Blanchette about 1 month ago 2,468 reads 12 comments

  3. Portugal Should Enjoy Euro 2016 Win, but 2018 World Cup Qualifiers Will Be Tough

    The red and green ticker tape has long since been picked up from the grass of the Stade de France and the streets of Lisbon, and so what now for Portugal? Well, in short, rest...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 month ago 9,766 reads 47 comments

  4. Nani and Renato Sanches Beatbox, Ronaldo Sings During Portugal Euro Parade

    The party was well and truly under way in Lisbon on Monday, even prompting some of Portugal's Euro 2016 heroes to show off their musical sides...

    Joe Gallagher Written by Joe Gallagher about 1 month ago 10,067 reads 8 comments

  5. Cristiano Ronaldo Is Still Portugal's Key Piece, and He Will Remain So

    As he waited to be interviewed by the host broadcaster in the Stade de France tunnel after Portugal’s historic Euro 2016 win, Cristiano Ronaldo craned his neck forward and stared into the camera...

    Andy Brassell Written by Andy Brassell about 1 month ago 7,524 reads 45 comments

  6. Ranking Portugal's Players on Their Euro 2016 Performances

    They were the shock winners in France, but which of Portugal's players impressed the most during Euro 2016? During a tournament in which the obdurate Portuguese only led once after ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 month ago 2,758 reads 21 comments

  7. Portugal Parade 2016: Twitter Reaction, Photos, Videos, GIFs and More

    The Portuguese national team returned home on Monday with the UEFA European Championship trophy and were greeted by thousands of adoring fans in Lisbon...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 1 month ago 11,697 reads 64 comments

  8. Portugal Won the European Championship for the 1st Time in the Country's History

    Fact: With their 1-0 win over France on Sunday, Portugal won the UEFA European Championship for the first time in its country's history...

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  9. Antoine Griezmann Backs Cristiano Ronaldo for Ballon D'Or After Euro 2016 Win

    Antoine Griezmann believes Cristiano Ronaldo ’s success with Real Madrid and Portugal will inevitably see him clinch the Ballon d’Or next year...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 1 month ago 1,851 reads 3 comments

  10. Why Portugal Are Deserving European Champions in Football's Year of the Underdog

    For a tournament where the drama was often centred on the moments and feelings around the football, and not the purity of the football itself, there was a fitting ending. That’s right, Portugal...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 month ago 28,523 reads 128 comments

  11. Portuguese Child Consoles Crying France Fan After Euro 2016 Loss

    This is what football is all about. A clearly distraught France fan was in tears after watching his side lose the Euro 2016 final to Portugal on Sunday, so a young Portuguese showed maturity beyond his years to come over and console him...

    Sean Fay Written by Sean Fay about 1 month ago 1,085 reads 1 comments

  12. Pepe Talks Cristiano Ronaldo After Portugal's Euro 2016 Final Win vs. France

    Portugal defender Pepe has revealed he wanted to win Sunday's UEFA Euro 2016 final for Cristiano Ronaldo after the forward was stretchered off with a knee injury in the first half of the showpiece against France...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 1 month ago 17,440 reads 31 comments

  13. Renato Sanches Wins Euro 2016 Young Player of the Tournament: Stats and Reaction

    Portugal's Renato Sanches has been named the Young Player of the Tournament for UEFA Euro 2016. The Euros' official Twitter feed announced the news after the Selecao's victory ...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 1 month ago 9,042 reads 27 comments

  14. Cristiano Ronaldo Moth Becomes Talk of Twitter as Star Exits Euro 2016 Final

    Cristiano Ronaldo appeared to have a date with destiny at the Euro 2016 final, but after a clash with Dimitri Payet, the Portugal star was unable to continue...

    Mark Patterson Written by Mark Patterson about 1 month ago 108,714 reads 96 comments

  15. Cristiano Ronaldo Injury: Updates on Real Madrid Star's Knee and Return

    Portugal star forward Cristiano Ronaldo suffered a knee injury early in the UEFA Euro 2016 final against France after being involved in a clash of knees with Dimitri Payet...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 1 month ago 257,128 reads 297 comments

  16. Why Euro 2016 Final Could See Nani Emerge from Cristiano Ronaldo's Shadow

    Even if all the previews will focus on one individual for Portugal, they had a pair of players who scored two crucial goals in the group stages and one in the semi-finals against Wales...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 month ago 2,166 reads 17 comments

  17. 3 France Weaknesses Portugal Could Expose in the Euro 2016 Final

    Now they've made it to Paris, albeit hardly thrillingly, Portugal need to focus on how they can pull off what would be one of the more unlikely European Championship successes on Sunday...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 month ago 10,440 reads 67 comments

  18. Are Portugal Really the European Championships' Worst-Ever Finalists?

    It became apparent rather early that Euro 2016 was prime for an outsider to make a charge. It took until the latter rounds for any side to impose themselves on the competition, with ...

    Graham Ruthven Written by Graham Ruthven about 1 month ago 11,553 reads 90 comments

  19. 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 6,238 reads 43 comments

  20. 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

  21. 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

  22. 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

  23. 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 9,933 reads 26 comments

  24. 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

  25. 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