The French end does not stop accumulating controversies and meanwhile, messages of all kinds have emerged. On the one hand there are the offended fans because the player liked it, taking into account what happened in the Champions League Last campaignInstagram ‘); return false; “class =” item-multimedia “>The assembly of Ousmane Dembélé with the Liverpool shirt.Instagram eleven A user of Instagram He has hung a picture on his personal account in which his idol, Ousmane Dembélé, appears dressed in the shirt of the Liverpool, result of a photomontage. The image would have no more significance if it were not because the Barcelona player has given him a ‘like’. However, on the other side are Liverpool fans, excited that Dembélé ends up wearing net in the future, knowing that they have long been interested in Barca. In any case, the photomontage does not seem to have left anyone indifferent.
To win the European Championship final on Sunday, Portugal will need something they have never managed before at a major tournament: to beat France. On the bright side for Portugal, the teams’ three previous encounters at the championships or World Cup were all close. (Euro 2016 – Full Coverage)Here is a quick look at their shared history:FRANCE 1, PORTUGAL 0World Cup semifinal; July 5, 2006, in Munich, Germany.Zinedine Zidane’s 33rd-minute penalty is all that separates the sides in a tetchy encounter marked by Portuguese anger against referee Jorge Larrionda. Portugal’s Ricardo Carvalho trips French striker Thierry Henry. Glistening with sweat, Zidane fires the ball inside the right-hand post of goalkeeper Ricardo Pereira. Moments later, Portugal wants a penalty when Cristiano Ronaldo goes down, claiming a push by Willy Sagnol. After the final whistle, Portugal captain Luis Figo sarcastically applauds Larrionda and Portugal coach Luiz Felipe Scolari wags a finger at the officials. France loses the final to Italy, with Zidane ending his career with a red card for head-butting Marco Materazzi. (Also read: Desperation to win trophy with Portugal makes Ronaldo dangerous: Rio Ferdinand)FRANCE 2, PORTUGAL 1Euro 2000 semifinal; June 28, 2000, in Brussels.Again, Zidane is the difference, with an extra time “golden goal” penalty awarded for Portuguese defender Abel Xavier’s handball. Incensed Portuguese players threaten Austrian referee Guenter Benko and Belgian linesman Roland Vannylen. Benko sends off Nuno Gomes, who gave Portugal a 1-0 lead in the 19th minute, subsequently cancelled out by Henry’s 51st-minute goal. UEFA later suspends Xavier, Gomes and Paulo Bento for a combined total of almost two years from its competitions. A UEFA statement says, “Almost all the Portuguese players ran towards the assistant referee who was pushed and insulted. An unidentified Portuguese player spat at him” and Gomes “gave the referee a violent push in the chest and Abel Xavier grabbed him by the arm.” France beats Italy in the final. (Euro 2016 final: Portugal boosted by return of Pepe to training)advertisementFRANCE 3, PORTUGAL 2Euro 1984 semifinal; June 23, 1984, in Marseille, France.On his way to scoring nine goals a record total that Ronaldo equaled at Euro 2016 and could break in Sunday’s final France captain Michel Platini sinks Portugal with a last-gasp winner. In normal time, Rui Jordao equalizes for Portugal with a 74th-minute header that cancels out Jean-Francois Domergue’s left-footed opener in the 24th minute, and then puts Portugal ahead with a volley past French ‘keeper Joel Bats in the eighth minute of extra time. But Domergue strikes again 16 minutes later and Platini delights the Stade Velodrome crowd with his 119th-minute winner. France beats Spain in the final at the Parc des Princes, where Platini opens the score in the tournament host’s 2-0 victory. (Also read: Cristiano Ronaldo has the opportunity to leave Messi in the shade)