The day is finally here when France and Portugal will play in an epic showdown in a quest to acquire the trophy. Portugal will definitely want to make up for those mistakes which they did in 2004 and the French team will be thinking of repeating the heroics 1984 when they last won the trophy on their home soil. Here are the five battles on the field that will decide the outcome of the match -:
Antoine Griezmann vs Cristiano Ronaldo
This battle has made everyone particularly excited as because two goal machines will be going head to head to achieve glory for their team. Griezmann come into the final with a tremendous form where he has scored 6 goals in the tournament and leads the race of golden boot and Ronaldo also came back to his basics in the semi final against Wales that can make this battle very interesting. Also Read – Griezmann the next big thing in the French football
Luis Nani vs Patrice Evra
It will be two Manchester United team mates having a long history of playing with each other will be aiming to make their team champions respectively. Luis Nani has seen a tremendous rise as a player in this tournament as he has been simply unstoppable for the Portuguese team whiles the old Warhorse Patrice Evra has also been instrumental for his team.
Renato Sanches vs Samuel Umtiti
The stories of both the young Turks has been quite similar, both have brilliant seasons at the club which tempted big clubs to sign them and were included in the Euros Squad but were never considered starters and then forged a way into the team with their brilliant performances. These two youngsters will be willing to prove their worth to the whole world.
Oliver Giroud vs Jose Fonte
They both have been unsung heroes for their team in this year’s campaigns as Oliver Giroud has done his job quietly assisting Griezmann and scoring three goals too while José Fonte has been the defensive powerhouse that has brought the Portuguese team into the semi final. They both will be fighting against each other to take their team closer towards the glory.
Joa Moutinho vs Paul Pogba
It will be a World class young talent against a World Class veteran. This battle will be interesting to watch as both the players will operate in the center of the park and will look to dictate the game for their team and trouble opposition with their creativity.
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