11 Jul, 07:29
Southampton pair Cedric Soares and Skipper Jose Fonte have earned the commendation of former team-mate Victor Wanyama for clinching the Euro 2016 honours with Portugal on Sunday 10 June.
Portuguese fairy-tale run in the championship came to climactic ends as a powerful low-drive from extra time change Eder dashed French hopes at the Stade De France for the Iberian nation maiden continental championship.
Wanyama, who played along side the Portuguese duo; who started the tie, went on to acknowledge their respective roles in the tourney.
-Well done Portugal and in particular @Official Cedric and #JoseFonte for winning the Euros 2016 final you deserved it my brothers, read his tweet.
Cedric and Jose Fonte become a solid part of the Selecao’s defence making count of the trust bestowed by coach Fernando Santos in final group match and en route the crowning.