Portugal win Euro 2016
It was a fairytale ending for the Cristiano Ronaldo-led side who won the Euro 2016 for the first time in history. They were underdogs throughout the tournament but emerged victorious at the end.
It was a year of heartbreak for Lionel Messi as after qualifying for the finals of Copa America for the second time in a row, Argentina lost to Chile in consecutive finals, this time due to the missed penalty of Messi. Just after the tournament the Argentine superstar announced his retirement from international football. He later reversed his decision and came back.
Cristiano Ronaldo with the Euro 2016 trophy
Cristiano Ronaldo with his first ever international trophy.
Iceland, the highlights of Euro 2016
Portugal were headlines of Euro 2016, but Iceland were the highlights of the tournament. The continental minnows went past the round of 16 beating giants England. They showed greatresilience throughout the competition.
Neymar (centre) with Brazil teammates
Brazil won their maiden Olympics Gold medal in football as they defeated Germany in the finals. The Neymar-led Samba boys created history.