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Euro 2016 Finals: France Portugal

Updated 2234 GMT (0634 HKT) July 10, 2016
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Cristiano Ronaldo celebrated with teammate Eder, the goalscorer, after Portugal defeated France 1-0 to win Euro 2016. VI-Images/Getty Images
France's players were left stunned by the defeat which ended its hopes of a third European title. Patrick Stollarz/AFP/Getty Images
Portugal had only qualified for the knockout phase by coming third in its group. Lars Baron/Getty Images
But it somehow managed to make the final and win the title courtesy of Eder's winner in extra-time. Philippe Desmazes/AFP/Getty Imagese
Eder's 109th minute strike sparked wild celebrations as Portugal's players ran to congratulate each other. Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images
Eder's finish gave France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris no chance. Matthias Hangst/Getty Images
Eder, a substitute, ran away in delight after firing home an unstoppable effort. Alex Livesey/Getty Images
The forward has hardly featured in the tournament but his name will never be forgotten in Portugal or France now. Michael Regan/Getty Images
Eder was a handful for the French defense throughout his time on the field of play. Alex Grimm/Getty Images
Ronaldo, who had come off injured in the first half, rooted for his teammates from the sidelines. Michael Regan/Getty Images
France's forward Andre-Pierre Gignac went close just before the end of 90 minutes but his effort hit the post. Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images
Portugal was forced to defend for long periods but held firm. Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images
Antoine Griezmann, the tournament's top scorer with six goals, wasted a glorious opportunity to win it for France with the scores level at 0-0. Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images
Olivier Giroud was kept in check by Portugal's Jose Fonte. Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images
Portugal's achievement is even more remarkable given it won without Ronaldo. Patrik Stollarz/AFP/Getty Images
Even the moths were starting to bug Ronaldo after he suffered an injury. Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images
Ronaldo's final looked like it would end in tears after he was forced to leave the field on a stretcher after suffering a knee injury. The Portugal star lasted just 23 minutes and was visibly upset. Philippe Lopez/AFP/PGetty Images
Ronaldo, 31, last played in a Euro final back in 2004 when Portugal was beaten at home by Greece. Matthew Ashton/Getty Images
First aid attendants surrounded Ronaldo as it became increasingly clear he was unable to continue. Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images
Ronaldo had left the field to receive treatment and come back on but the pain was too much for him to continue. Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images
It was a collision with France's Dimitri Payet which led to Ronaldo's injury. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
France's top scorer Griezmann found it difficult to make an impression during a tight first half. Clive Rose/Getty Images
Neither side managed to find a way through in a tight and cagey first half. Valery Hache/AFP/Getty Images
Portugal fans watched on as its team tried to overcome the loss of its star player. Mike Hewitt/Getty Images
France won the 1984 Euros and 1998 World Cup when it hosted the tournaments. Clive Rose/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
There were some rather adventurous outfits on display as fans got into the spirit of the day. Clive Rose/Getty Images
Portugal fans were in good voice ahead of the tie. Matthias Hangst/Getty Images