EURO 2016: Team Of the Tournament

Last night (July 10th) saw Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal crowned Euro 2016 champions for the first time after beating tournament hosts France 1-0 in extra time after a less than entertaining game.

Unfortunately for captain Ronaldo he had to go off in the first half suffering a knee injury after a collision with France’s Dimitri Payet. But Ronaldo’s tears of hurt soon turned to tears of joy when Eder scored late on in extra time to clinch Portugal’s first Euro trophy.

Here is Celeb Mix’s team of the tournament: 

Goalkeeper; Hugo Lloris (France) 

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Right Back; Neil Taylor (Wales)

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Centre Back; Ashley Williams (Wales)

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Centre Back; Jose Fonte (Portugal)

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Left Back; Patrice Evra (France)

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Winger; Nani (Portugal) 

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Centre Midfielder; Aaron Ramsey (Wales)

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Centre Midfielder; Blaise Matuidi (France)

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Winger; Gareth Bale (Wales)

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Centre Forward; Antoine Griezmann (France)

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Centre Forward; Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal)

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So there you have it, the Celeb Mix team of Euro 2016.

Here are our choices for; Best Team Performance. Best Manager. Best Player. Best Goal. Best Country. And Best Game.

Best Manger; Chris Coleman (Wales)

The Wales manager was outstanding as he lead his country to their first semi-final in their history.

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Best Country; Wales

Nobody gave “little” Wales a chance. But they proved everyone wrong by reaching the semi-finals. They will forever be legends in Wales.

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Best Player; Antoine Griezmann (France)

Griezmann was outstanding as he helped France reach the final scoring an impressive six goals along the way to make him the tournament’s leading goalscorer.

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Best Goal; Xherdan Shaqiri V Poland

Shaqiri’s stunning overhead kick from outside of the box for Switzerland will forever be remembered as one of the best goals we have ever seen at the Euro’s.

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Best Team Performance; Wales V Belgium

Everybody would have been expecting Belgium to overturn Wales in the quarter finals but the Welsh team produced an outstanding team performance as they beat Belgium 3-1.

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Best Game; Portugal V Hungary

This group game was a fantastic match that produced plenty of goals to keep neutrals entertained. The game ended 3-3.

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Do you agree with our choices for the team of the tournament? What do you think about our awards for Best Game, Best Manager etc… ? Let us know your thoughts over on Twitter @CelebMix

 

 

Written by Laura Klonowski

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