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Jornal de Notícias, July 11th

"IT'S OURS!" reads Monday's front page of Lisbon daily Jornal de Notícias, featuring Portugal's national soccer team celebrating their victory at the Euro 2016 tournament, with coach Fernando Santos lifting the cup.

Claiming its first ever European title, Portugal beat host country France 1-0 at Paris's Stade de France, on an overtime goal by Portuguese substitute Eder. Portugal managed to take home the cup even though superstar striker Cristiano Ronaldo was taken out after an injury early in the game.

The Portuguese victory was unfortunately spoiled by clashes outside the stadium and near the Eiffel Tower. Violence from soccer fans forced police to resort to tear gas, and carry out dozens of subsequent arrests.

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