All The EURO 2016 Player Awards – The individual player awards have been announced following the conclusion of the UEFA EURO 2016.
Antoine Griezmann may have lost with the team in the final match, but went home a winner after being named the Golden Ball winner for the best player of the tournament. Griezmann’s 6 goals scored in the tournament also meant he was top scorer, and he also took home the Golden Boot award.
Portugal’s young star Renato Sanches started the tournament off the bench, but came into his own later on and superb performances in the knockout stages earned him the tournament’s young player of the year award over teammate Raphael Guerreiro and France’s Kingsley Coman.
Finalists France and Portugal contributed 3 players each to the team of the tournament, with Germany, Wales and Italy filling the remaining 5 spots. The players were: Hugo LLORIS (Keeper), PEPE, Leonardo BONUCCI, Jerome BOATENG (Defenders), Toni KROOS, Aaron RAMSEY, Renato SANCHEZ, Dimitri PAYET (midfielders), Cristiano RONALDO, Gareth BALE, Antoine GRIEZMANN (Forwards).