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Cristiano Ronaldo vows to return stronger from Euro 2016 final injury

Cristiano Ronaldo said he intends to come back stronger for the upcoming season despite sustaining an injury during Portugal’s victorious Euro 2016 final against France. The Real Madrid star, who played a key part in leading his country to a

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Paul Pogba: No rush on Juventus and France midfielder’s future – agent

Paul Pogba’s agent says there is no rush to sort out the future of the Juventus and France midfielder. Manchester United are interested in the 23-year-old, though a deal for Pogba to return to Old Trafford is said to be

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Euro 2016: Jubilant fans cheer winning Portuguese team

Thousands of fans have lined the streets of the Portuguese capital Lisbon to greet their returning football heroes, who beat France 1-0 in the final of Euro 2016. When the team’s plane touched down in Portugal, it was met by

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Portugal beat France to win Euro 2016

Portugal won a first major international trophy as they overcame the loss of Cristiano Ronaldo to beat hosts France in the Euro 2016 final. France carved out the best chances, with Antoine Griezmann twice denied by saves from Rui Patricio,

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Antoine Griezmann is France’s hero but his roots are in Portugal

France is counting on its new national hero Antoine Griezmann to beat Portugal on Sunday, but the player’s own history with the country is deep rooted, writes Adam Bate. In some respects, Macon is quintessential France. Situated in the heart

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Euro 2016: France team have united country – Thierry Henry

The France team have brought the nation together during Euro 2016 and restored a bond lost after the 2010 World Cup, says former striker Thierry Henry. France finished bottom of their group in 2010 amidst a player revolt, but on

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Man Utd: Paul Pogba move from Juventus ‘not out of starting blocks’

Manchester United are interested in signing Paul Pogba but there is no deal imminent for the France midfielder. Speculation has been rife about a world record £100m move from Juventus, but BBC Sport has been told a transfer is “not

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Antoine Griezmann’s rise from unfancied youngster to Euro 2016 superstar

France’s Antoine Griezmann has been the star of Euro 2016. Ahead of Sunday’s final against Portugal, we look at his unlikely rise to the top. He was deemed too small by French clubs as a youngster. He was deemed too

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Euro 2016: Gareth Bale says Wales have no regrets over elimination

Gareth Bale says Wales “can have no regrets” after a 2-0 loss to Portugalin the Euro 2016 semi-final ended their hopes of a first major tournament win. Two goals in three second-half minutes sealed their fate in Lyon. “We have

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Euro 2016: ‘Cristiano Ronaldo was the only difference between Wales & Portugal

There was nothing between Wales and Portugal in their Euro 2016 semi-final until the bit of brilliance from Cristiano Ronaldo that saw him score their first goal. It was a great leap and fantastic header and there were only two

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