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No longer the reticent goal scorer, Rooney has changed as a player and as a man; he is now the team's clear spokesman and playmaker.
With two games remaining, the tournament had drawn an average crowd of 45,491, nearly double that at last year’s tournament in Chile.
The Poles converted all their penalty kicks in a shootout, with Grzegorz Krychowiak launching the game winner into the top left corner of the Swiss net.
In a match destined to end a remarkable tournament run either way, Gareth McAuley tipped the ball into his own net and sent Wales to the European Championships quarterfinals.
Argentina, ranked No. 1 in the world, will have an opportunity to end 23 years of frustration in major soccer tournaments when it plays Chile in the Copa América Centenario final on Sunday.
The writer Eduardo Sacheri has found critical and commercial success by reviving the soccer story as a literary genre.
The Copa América has delivered a tournament that many see as superior to the Euros. Perhaps this will change with the Euros now in the knockout phase.
Juan Carlos Osorio keeps his job after Mexico lost to Chile, 7-0, in a quarterfinal.
Vardy scored 24 goals while leading Leicester City to an improbable Premier League title.
In a concert hall in Paris, an orchestra provided an eclectic musical backdrop to Croatia’s victory against Spain.
After storms forced a two-and-a-half-hour delay at halftime, Chile emerged victorious and will meet Argentina in the final on Sunday.
Jurgen Klinsmann said after a 4-0 loss to Argentina that the only way for his players to learn is to keep taking on top teams.
The Euro 2016 knockout stages feature a lopsided half of the bracket and potential for history to be made on the other side with seven teams that have never won a major tournament.
Iceland, the smallest nation ever to compete at the tournament, beat Austria by 2-1, to advance from Group F.
Chile has used this month’s Copa América Centenario to erase any doubts over its emergence as a power player from South America.
A team-by-team breakdown of how things could unfold on Wednesday.
The top scorer in Euro 2016 qualifying with 13 goals, Lewandowski not only failed to find the net in Poland’s three group-stage matches.
Croatia came from behind to finish atop Group D with a victory over Spain, which had not lost at the European Championships since 2004.
Goalkeeper Michael McGovern played the game of his life in a 1-0 loss to Germany, and the close result might push Northern Ireland into the round of 16.
Some teams are finished the first round, but won’t know if their tournament is over for some time.