2016’s edition of the UEFA European Championships was a tournament that brought joy and pain to many football fans around the world. While some teams failed to live up to their expectations, others exceeded what was expected of them to the astonishment of the football fraternity. Some of the best games in the tournament include Portugal’s clash against Hungary that overflowed goals to the delight of many, England’s dreadful loss to Iceland who were the number one crowd pleasers for the tournament and Italy riveting quarterfinal clash against Germany.
The best games obviously attract the best reactions from fans, who did not disappoint. The tournament attracted some of the most hilarious and amusing tweets and here are the 10 best tweets we have come across during the tournament.
#1) Roy Hodgson would have been celebrating draw Iceland but then a few days later, Roy finds himself in a spot of bother. Poor man!
When you spot yourself on the big screen and you want the nation to think you've actually got a plan... pic.twitter.com/RpzspBJSYb— Footy Humour (@FootyHumour) June 27, 2016
#2) Gary Lineker’s comments on the defeat are hilarious:
The worst defeat in our history. England beaten by a country with more volcanoes than professional footballers. Well played Iceland.— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) June 27, 2016
#3) Portugal’s game against Iceland did not have a shot on target until the 116th minute! For all you insomniacs, watching this game could help you get to sleep. Thank us later for the tip:
Croatia vs Portugal be like... pic.twitter.com/75ATKFfITU— FunnyTweets (@funny_together) June 27, 2016
#4) There is always time for a bit of skill from Captain Sweatpants ...
#5) Zaza’s run up will be remembered for years to come!
Zaza's running man challenge pic.twitter.com/nowidKbahp— dan [OLFU] (@ManLikeSmalling) July 2, 2016
#6) We couldn't give you an instant replay of Giroud through on goal in the semi-final clash against Germany but this is pretty much how it looks:
#7) What happens when Ronaldo gets angry? See for yourself..
#8) Ronaldo’s injury was a big talking point during the finals of the tournament:
Messi fans as Ronaldo goes off injured pic.twitter.com/yoyNSqISI3— SJ (@sarahjayneeee_) July 10, 2016
#9) From tears of agony to tears of joy – Cristiano Ronaldo:
When despair turns to joy.... pic.twitter.com/OUSq1bvTMp— Hassan (@ClassofBergkamp) July 10, 2016
#10) We end it with a picture of the champions, posted by the man of the moment himself:
History pic.twitter.com/7FAK9kbWUC— Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano) July 11, 2016