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Portugal v France - EURO 2016 - Final

Cristiano Ronaldo’s tears of sadness turn to joy on Portugal’s greatest night

Not for the first time in the evening Cristiano Ronaldo put his hands to his face and struggled to contain the emotion. On this occasion it was overwhelming joy. The Portugal captain, who was cruelly knocked out of this 2016 European Championship final by a knee injury early in the first half, walked along the touchline to take a moment alone, as the hysteria exploded around him.