Euro 2016: Twitter reacts as France qualify for the Finals
Hosts of the tournament France took on Germany in the second semi-final of the UEFA Euro 2016. Portugal’s opponents for the finals were revealed as France beat defending World Champions Germany 2-0 thanks to Antoine Griezmann’s goals on either side of the Half-time whistle. While Germany dominated a majority of the first half, France took the lead after they were awarded a controversial penalty. This was followed by Paul Pogba’s mesmerising footwork in creating the chance that lead to Griezmann’s second of the night.
Football fans around the world have taken to social media to react to the game and here are the best tweets from the clash.
Anyone got the odds on which finger Joachim Loew is going to sniff first?? #GERFRA— Donald MacNeill (@mrdonmacneill) July 7, 2016
Daily kit moan - what is going on with the ref's socks man?! #GERFRA— Paul Mosley (@posley88) July 7, 2016
I’d rather go VEGAN than watch Giroud prance about. GET OFF THE PITCH YOU SISSAAAYYYYYYYY!! #GERFRA— Peperami Animal (@Peperami) July 7, 2016
Impressed with Müllers' pace. Always the first to complain to the ref. #GERFRA— Stefan Buczko (@bvbawesome) July 7, 2016
May be Manuel Neur doesn't know Cricket, but he can still easily replace Umar Akmal as a fielder in Pakistan Cricket Team!#GERFRA— Sunil (@akshaykanitkar) July 7, 2016
What Giroud has in beauty, he lacks in pace.— Paddy Power (@paddypower) July 7, 2016
And my god he's a beautiful man.
German players love Volleyball.— Sripad (@falsewinger) July 7, 2016
Message for all Americans watching #GERFRA, don't worry, Beyonce won't be coming out to do a half time concert.— Phil Verney (@philverney) July 7, 2016
BREAKING NEWS....— Kai Wayne (@KaiWayne) July 7, 2016
Olivier Giroud has finally reached the changing rooms for the half-time break.
Podolski warming up, there, in case Joachim Loew needs to bring someone on to take an emergency selfie. #GERFRA— birkan gures (@birkangures) July 7, 2016
Payet comes off, with Kante coming on. His introduction was delayed as the lad wanted to finish off a full marathon for a warm up.— Paddy Power (@paddypower) July 7, 2016
All these #GER defensive injuries, and Robert Huth, Premier League winner, is sat at home playing Cock or No Cock.— Paddy Power (@paddypower) July 7, 2016