#France Loses a #Soccer Championship, but Achieves a Rare Unity

Among the 90,000 soccer fans watching the final of the #European #Championships on huge screens set up in front of the #Eiffel Tower, it was #Portugal’s supporters who were jumping in jubilation at the end, as their team won, 1-0.

The #French were subdued. But while it would have been better to win, many there said that the #Soccer tournament, which was held in #France, had been a rare moment of unity in a divisive time and that they could be proud of making it to the final.

Read more at: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/11/world/europe/uefa-euro-2016-france.html?_r=0



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