WATCH: Relive France and Portugal's road to Paris ahead of the European Championship final

It's been a rollercoaster of emotion

BY Cian Roche 19:45 Sunday 10 July 2016, 19:45 10 Jul 2016


The European Championships draw to a close this Sunday night and for sports fans all over the continent, the feast of football is sadly coming to an end.

While there has been a dearth in the actual quality in most of the matches, the new format has opened the competition up to the plucky underdogs and allowed smaller nations such as Wales and Iceland to dream.

Ireland's own campaign will be remembered for the historic victory over Italy as well as for performances against Sweden and France. Belgium? Not so much. 

Portugal too haven't exactly made easy work of it, but it wasn't all smooth sailing for France either, who had a few scares of their own along the way.

All eyes turn to the Stade de France on Sunday evening, but here's a quick run through of how both sides have made their way to the tournament's showpiece game in the French capital.


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