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

The best moments from Euro 2016's quarter-final clashes in pictures in pictures

FP Sports July 05, 2016 20:45:04 IST
From German consistency to Welsh fairytale: Best moments from Euro 2016 quarter-finals
From German consistency to Welsh fairytale Best moments from Euro 2016 quarterfinals

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

From German consistency to Welsh fairytale Best moments from Euro 2016 quarterfinals

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

From German consistency to Welsh fairytale Best moments from Euro 2016 quarterfinals

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

From German consistency to Welsh fairytale Best moments from Euro 2016 quarterfinals

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

From German consistency to Welsh fairytale Best moments from Euro 2016 quarterfinals

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

From German consistency to Welsh fairytale Best moments from Euro 2016 quarterfinals

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

From German consistency to Welsh fairytale Best moments from Euro 2016 quarterfinals

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

From German consistency to Welsh fairytale Best moments from Euro 2016 quarterfinals

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

From German consistency to Welsh fairytale Best moments from Euro 2016 quarterfinals

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

From German consistency to Welsh fairytale Best moments from Euro 2016 quarterfinals

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

From German consistency to Welsh fairytale Best moments from Euro 2016 quarterfinals

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

From German consistency to Welsh fairytale Best moments from Euro 2016 quarterfinals

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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