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    Portugal fans react at the fan zone after their team beat France in the Portugal v France EURO 2016 final soccer match in Paris, France, July 10, 2016

    Portugal Enraptured Following 1:0 Defeat of France in Football Finals

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    Thousands of people filled the streets of Portuguese cities after the victory of the country's national football team in the Euro 2016 final, according to RT.

    Portugal defeated France during the Euro 2016 association football (soccer) final, prompting thousands of revelers to take to the streets throughout the sunny Iberian nation to celebrate the victory, RT reported.

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    Фото опубликовано André Sanano (@andresanano) Июл 10 2016 в 7:29 PDT

    Festivities were also in place in the capital Lisbon, where cars beeped their horns and scores of cheering fans donned national flags and shouted "Portugal, Portugal, Portugal."

    Scenes in Lisbon, #portugal. 😍 #PORFRA #EURO2016

    Фото опубликовано UEFA EURO 2016 (@uefaeuro) Июл 10 2016 в 3:28 PDT

    According to witnesses, strangers hugged and welcomed their nation's triumph together as fireworks were launched high into the summer sky.

    Celebrating victory in Lisbon! #forcaportugal #portugalallez

    Видео опубликовано @stevvvve Июл 10 2016 в 5:40 PDT

    Portugal won the Euro 2016 Championship for the first time in the 56-year history of the continent-wide tournament, beating two-time winner France with a single goal.

    É a loucura no marquês #portugal #campeoes #euro2016 #futebol #marquesdepombal #lisboa #lisboalive #p3 #p3top

    Фото опубликовано Adriano Correia (@yellowarte) Июл 10 2016 в 7:01 PDT

    The Portuguese team managed its 1:0 win despite its legendary captain Cristiano Ronaldo sustaining an injury in the first half of the game.

    C'est ça! #portugal #euro2016 #euro2016🇵🇹 #Lisboa #campeões

    Фото опубликовано Filipa Valente (@lipa_maria) Июл 10 2016 в 6:23 PDT

    The team's forward Ederzito 'Eder' Lopez scored the only goal of the match during extra time at the Stade de France stadium in Paris.

    Surreal Scenez #Portugal #Champiole #ShaneLong #Biarroalto #Lisboa

    Фото опубликовано Alan Finegan (@alfinegan92) Июл 10 2016 в 7:36 PDT

    Portugal reached the Euro 2016 final after defeating Wales 2:0 on July 6.

    EUROOOOO 2016 PORTUGAL CUP WINNERS 🇵🇹❤️💚 #2016euro #portugal #st.claire #viva #forcasempre #familia #oleole

    Видео опубликовано Raquel Oliveira (@raksraks_) Июл 10 2016 в 8:47 PDT

    By crushing France, Portugal has won the right to compete in FIFA Confederations Cup 2017, which will be held in Russia.

    People celebrate after Portugal won the Euro 2016 final soccer match between Portugal and France played in Paris, Sunday, July 10, 2016, in Lagos, southern Portugal
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    People celebrate after Portugal won the Euro 2016 final soccer match between Portugal and France played in Paris, Sunday, July 10, 2016, in Lagos, southern Portugal

    Portugal's last soccer breakthrough took place in 2006, when its national football team took the fourth place in the World Cup.

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