Les Blues e Monsieur Fabulous

#Germany paid the price for being entirely impotent in the final 3rd, an issue they have dealt with for a while now, since the eventual departure of the uber-reliable #Klose, often guised by their brilliant midfield and their incredible spirit. After long periods of possession, coupled with chances that most top strikers would have taken, they were done in by just what they missed – a reliable and brilliant striker like #AntoineGriesmann, who’s 2 goals, including a great penalty after a rookie error by #Schweinsteiger, giving #France a deserved 2-0 over the Germans and a final against #Ronaldo and his #Portugal side.

Football is a funny game and often the best team doesn’t win. But you would have to put your money on this fabulous French side to win the #Euro2016.

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Heart trumps hype!

The other fairytale in this #Euro2016 besides the wonderful #Iceland has been the #Wales side that against all expectations is now in the semi-final after comprehensively beating favorites #Belgium 3-1 on a night that showed that heart, discipline and a captain and superstar in #GarethBale (who plays for his team rather than a team that seems to play for it’s superstar *cough* #Cristiano *cough* ) can overcome, quite easily, a team as full of superstars as the Belgians are.

The press will talk about a #GarethBale v #Ronaldo semi-final but the reality is that there will be 11 equals on the Welsh side fighting for each other. Brilliant!

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