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Antoine Griezmann is the toast of France as his brace sends Germany crashing out - Irish Independent

Euro 2016 poster boy Antoine Griezmann enhanced his love affair with the French public as his two goals put the hosts into the final with a 2-0 win over Germany. The 25-year-old Atletico Madrid forward became the highest scorer at a single European ...and more »

France get final wish after Antoine Griezmann's double sinks Germany - The Guardian

France's players an fans celebrate after Antoine Griezmann scored the second goal of their semi-final against Germany and France at the Stade Vélodrome in Marseille. Photograph: Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP/Getty Images. The din that greeted the final ...and more »

France beat Germany 2-0, to face Portugal in Euro final - Khaleej Times

Antoine Griezmann's double fired France into the Euro 2016 final as an emotional smash and grab 2-0 win over a territorially dominant Germany on Thursday ended 58 years of tournament suffering at their hands. Griezmann drove in a penalty at the end of ...and more »

Bastian Schweinsteiger and the great handball dilemma: was it intentional? - The Guardian

'If you were to enforce the handball rule as it is written could you really say for sure that Bastian Schweinsteiger intended to block the ball with his hands?' Photograph: Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images. The varying reactions to Bastian ...and more »

France one win from Euro 2016 final six years after disgrace of South Africa - The Guardian

One gargantuan challenge away from the Euro 2016 final on home soil, there are four members of France's squad who know better than most what a successful climax would mean to the bigger picture of French football. Six years ago, in the Free State ...and more »

Germany 0-2 France: five talking points from the Euro 2016 semi-final - The Guardian

Olivier Giroud has shown in this competition he is superlatively skilled at some aspects of forward play – the knockdown to set up Antoine Griezmann to score against the Republic of Ireland was line-leading of the very highest order, and there was a ...and more »

France Beats Germany to Reach Euro 2016 Final - New York Times

MARSEILLE, France — They sang. They danced, they chanted, they even — for some reason — did the Icelandic Thunderclap routine a few times. But mostly the French fans at the Stade Velodrome on Thursday just sang as one, long and loud and proud ...and more »


Hosts France advanced to the Euro 2016 final with their first victory over Germany in a major tournament since 1958 on a night of high emotion in Marseille. Antoine Griezmann, the tournament's top scorer, made the decisive contributions in each half to ...and more »

France needs to frustrate Portugal's attack to win European title - Washington Post

Both semifinals at the European championships were decisive. Underdog Wales failed to penetrate Portugal's solid defense, and a perfectly placed set piece header by Cristiano Ronaldo sent it home after a fantastic tournament. The other semifinal ...and more »

France celebrate Euro 2016 semi-final win with 'Viking clap' made famous by Iceland - Daily Mail

After their place in the final of Euro 2016 was sealed by the referee's final whistle, France decided to celebrate their victory over Germany with the 'Viking clap' made famous by Iceland. Following Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann's ...and more »