PARIS, FRANCE – JULY 10: Portugal players and staffs celebrate after their 1-0 win against France in the UEFA EURO 2016 Final match between Portugal and France at Stade de France on July 10, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

The 32 Flags staff gives our best and worst of Euro 2016

Euro 2016 has come and gone with Portugal somehow leaving France as champions. There was a lot of good and a lot of bad that went down over the past month in France. Here is our staff’s recaps of all the highs and lows this tournament had to offer.   Phillip Bupp (Managing Editor)  MVP: Antoine […]

PARIS, FRANCE – JULY 10: Andre-Pierre Gignac (L) of France is consoled by Anthony Martial (R) after their team’s 0-1 defeat in the UEFA EURO 2016 Final match between Portugal and France at Stade de France on July 10, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

How does France’s future look after Euro 2016

When the dust finally settled at the Parc des Princes in Paris Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal were holding the European Championship trophy while the hosts were left holding their heads. At the end of the day France, a team with much talent and flair, was just the latest victim to Portugal’s sweltering defense and very […]

PARIS, FRANCE – JULY 10: Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal shows his emotion before being substituted due to injury during the UEFA EURO 2016 Final match between Portugal and France at Stade de France on July 10, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Cristiano Ronaldo forced to leave Euro 2016 Final with knee injury

Love him or hate him the one thing you don’t want to see is a star player forced to leave a major final with an injury. Especially when that injury comes early in the game and can have a major effect on the rest of the game. That’s exactly what happened to Cristiano Ronaldo. The […]

KIEV, UKRAINE – JULY 01: Captain Iker Casillas of Spain lifts the trophy after victory during the UEFA EURO 2012 final match between Spain and Italy at the Olympic Stadium on July 1, 2012 in Kiev, Ukraine. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Looking back on the five best European Championship finals in history

On Sunday, France and Portugal will fight in the 15th final of the European Championships. Ever since 1960, there have been great finals contested by some of the biggest teams in the world, and there have been some snoozers as well. But in this list, we look back on only those matches that live on […]

LYON, FRANCE – JULY 06: Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal celebrates at the final whistle during the UEFA EURO 2016 semi final match between Portugal and Wales at Stade des Lumieres on July 6, 2016 in Lyon, France. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

Portugal defeat Wales to advance to Euro 2016 final

You’ll never believe this but Portugal actually won a game in 90 minutes! Cristiano Ronaldo and Nani scored three minutes apart early in the second half to give Portugal a 2-0 win over Wales in the Euro 2016 semifinals in Lille. Just like every other game Portugal has played in this tournament the quality of […]

LILLE, FRANCE – JUNE 26: Jerome Boateng of Germany celebrates scoring his team’s first goal with his team staffs during the UEFA EURO 2016 round of 16 match between Germany and Slovakia at Stade Pierre-Mauroy on June 26, 2016 in Lille, France. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

WATCH: Jerome Boateng gives Germany 1-0 lead in Euro 2016 Round of 16

What a start for Germany. The current World Cup champions are looking for European glory to tack on to their illustrious trophy case. They had a great start in their Euro 2016 round of 16 game against Slovakia as Jerome Boateng as he scored a fantastic goal to give Germany the 1-0 lead early on […]

BORDEAUX, FRANCE – JUNE 11: Gareth Bale (R) of Wales celebrates his team’s win with his team mate Chris Gunter (L) after the UEFA EURO 2016 Group B match between Wales and Slovakia at Stade Matmut Atlantique on June 11, 2016 in Bordeaux, France. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Day 2 of Euro 2016 has great football, marred by violence inside and out of stadiums

In what was a fantastic showing of world-class football in Day 2 of the European Championship, sadly the headlines belonged to the violence in Bordeaux. We take a look at the beautiful game, and the ugly side of it with hooliganism running rampant in France in what was Day 2 of Euro 2016. 1) Biggest […]

SALZBURG, AUSTRIA – JUNE 01: Alvaro Morata (L) of Spain celebrates with his teammates after scoring his team’s fourth goal during an international friendly match between Spain and Korea at the Red Bull Arena stadium on June 1, 2016 in Salzburg, Austria. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Spain looks to put disastrous 2014 World Cup behind them in Group D of Euro 2016

Euro 2016’s Group D features the holders Spain, along with a dangerous Croatia side, the Czech Republic, and Turkey who will be competing in their first major tournament in eight years. The holders Spain will be looking to put a disastrous World Cup where they failed to make it out of the group stage. The […]