Five star France: Hosts beat Iceland to make it into Euro 2016 semi-finals

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Samuel Umtiti, fights for the ball with Jon Dadi Bodvarsson during the Euro 2016 quarterfinal match between France and Iceland.

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Paul Pogba's strong header was enough to score France's second goal. AP

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Iceland fans showed their heart and desire with their unique celebrations at the Euro 2016. AP

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Dimitri Payet before kissing the boot of Antoine Griezmann. Both of them scored against Iceland and look in ominous form ahead of their semi-final clash against the current world champions, Germany. AP

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All of France is watching: The Eiffel Tower is the backdrop to a scintillating Euro capmiagn by the French at the fanzone. AP

 

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Iceland's Birkir Bjarnason showed fighting spirit to head the ball past Hugo Lloris to score his side's second goal and keep their hopes alive, even though it was a lost cause. AP

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After going down 4-0 at half time, Iceland's Kolbeinn Sigthorsson, celebrates scoring his side's first goal. AP

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All of Iceland's efforts went in vain as France's Blaise Matuidi, blocks a shot by Johann Gudmundsson during the Euro 2016 QF.

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Over and out: Iceland finally give in to the loss as Olivier Giroud scores his second of the night and France's fifth. Game, set and match! AP

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French supporters in Marseille celebrate a goal as fanzones across France played the Euro 2016 QF live on giant screens. AP