From German consistency to Welsh fairytale: Best moments from Euro 2016 quarter-finals

Robert Lewandowski celebrates after scoring the first goal of the quarter-finals to fire Poland into a 2nd minute lead against Portugal. AP

Portugal though have the last laugh as Ricardo Quaresma scores the winning penalty post a 1-1 draw after 120 minutes of football. AP

The moment of the Quarter-finals: Wales' Hal Robson-Kanu with a Cryuff turn that left the Belgium defence red-faced and trailing despite taking a 1-0 lead in the game. AP

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The man of the moment Hal Robson-kanu peals away in celebration after putting Wales on course for their first quarter-final appearance at Euro 2016. AP

Wales savour the historic moment of reaching their first ever semi-final at a European Championship with their fans after a 3-1 win over Belgium. AP

Winning moment: Germany players break out in celebration after clinching a thrilling penalty shootout win over Italy and break the long hoodoo against the Azzurri. AP

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Emotional! Italian veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon in tears after Italy's heart-breaking exit against Germany. AP

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Its ecstasy for the German players who make their third consecutive semi-final at the European Championships. AP

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Italy's Gianluigi Buffon (left) and Germany's Manuel Neuer - two of the game's greatest goalkeepers - greet each other after the game. AP

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Olivier Giroud stars as France come into their own in the quarter-final to cruise past Iceland 5-2. AP

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France's Dimitri Payet kisses the shoelaces of his team-mate Antoine Griezmann who scored France's fourth goal of the evening. Griezmann and Payet have been the pick of the players for the hosts so far. AP

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What a story! Iceland players thank their fans for their support at Euro 2016 as they exit the competitions with their heads held high. AP

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Updated Date: Jul 05, 2016 20:45:04 IST

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