Celebrities React: Portugal Wins Euro 2016

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Celebrity Reactions Euro 2016 Portugal

By Andrew Shuster |

Celebrity Reactions Euro 2016 Portugal

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Portugal has won Euro 2016 after defeating France 1-0 at the final tournament Sunday at Stade de France in Paris. Celebrities are now reacting to the soccer team winning its first ever European Championship. See stars’ reactions below!

Despite Portugal’s star player Cristiano Ronaldo being carried off the field on a stretcher in the opening half-hour of the match due to a knee injury, the team still pulled off a stunning upset to beat France, which was the odds on favorite going into the game. One star celebrating was Rob Schneider, who said, “Obragado Portugal! You always figured out a way to always be just a little better!” Meanwhile, Shawn Mendes wrote, “Holy sh*t. Yes. Congrats Portugal. Going down in history,” and Hailee Steinfeld tweeted, “YES PORTUGAL!!!!!”

An enthusiastic Camilla Belle expressed, “Portugal!!!!!!!!!” along with several hand-clapping emojis. In regard to Eder scoring the match’s first (and winning) goal in extra time during the 109th minute of the game, Drew Carey wrote, “Wow. Finally! What a goal!” The Twitter accounts for two separate music groups extended their praise to Portugal. Boy band The Backstreet Boys tweeted, “Congrats to Portugal on their #Euro2016Final win!! Party it up today, you all deserve it,” while girl group Little Mix said, “Congrats to Portugal! #Euro2016Final that defence! Great second half and extra time congrats to France too.” Gossip Cop will update as more celebrities react to Portugal winning Euro 2016.


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