Substitute Eder scored in extra-time to give Portugal a 1-0 win over hosts France in the Euro 2016 final on Sunday as they secured their first major international title despite losing captain and talisman Cristiano Ronaldo to injury.
Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo was forced off injured in tears just 25 minutes into Sunday’s Euro 2016 final against France in Paris.
Portugal beat a French side who found new inspiration from Griezmann — the tournament’s leading scorer with six goals who was willed on by a nation longing to rediscover the feel-good factor.
Centre-back Pepe returned from injury and William Carvalho from suspension as Portugal made two changes to their starting XI for Sunday’s Euro 2016 final against France. France coach Didier Deschamps kept faith with the team that beat Germany 2-0 in the last four..