Current Affairs: Portugal Wins Euro 2016 Title
Portugal won the European Football Championship 2016
- Portugal beat France to win Euro 2016 final Saint-Denis in Paris. with Éder’s extra-time goal. Substitute Eder scored in extra-time to give Portugal a 1-0 win over hosts France in the Euro 2016 final as they secured their first major international title despite losing captain and talisman Cristiano Ronaldo to injury.
- Eder collected the ball in midfield, held off his marker and fired a low 25-metre shot past Hugo Lloris with 11 minutes of extra time left to stun the Stade de France after the home team had dominated the match.
- Ronaldo, Portugal's all-time leading scorer, went down after a heavy tackle from Dimitri Payet in the eighth minute but played on before being replaced by Ricardo Quaresma in the 25th minute.