EURO 2016: See The List Of Players Who Won Awards, Broke And Made Records

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Euro 2016 hosted by France which saw Portugal emerging victorious against all odds last Sunday witnessed the making and breaking of records in the championship. Also awards were given to those deserving of them by UEFA.

Here’s a list of awards at the just concluded Euro 2016 Championship in France.
Awards:

-UEFA EURO 2016 Player of the Tournament: Antoine Griezmann (France)
-Young Player of the Tournament presented by SOCAR: Renato Sanches (Portugal)
-UEFA EURO 2016 adidas Golden Boot: Antoine Griezmann (France)
-UEFA EURO 2016 adidas Silver Boot: Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal)
-UEFA EURO 2016 adidas Bronze Boot: Olivier Giroud (France)
-Goal of the Tournament – Robson Kanu (Wales)
-Top of Player Barometer: Dmitri Payet (France)
-Top goalkeeper on Player Barometer: Rui Patrício (Portugal)
-Most assists: Eden Hazard (Belgium), Aaron Ramsey (Wales) 4
-Top recorded speed: Kingsley Coman (France) 32.8km/h
-Most saves: Hannes Halldórsson (Iceland) 27
-Team of the tournament: Rui Patrício (Portugal); Joshua Kimmich (Germany),
Jérôme Boateng (Germany), Pepe (Portugal), Raphael Guerreiro (Portugal); Toni Kroos (Germany), Joe Allen (Wales); Antoine Griezmann (France), Aaron Ramsey (Wales), Dmitri Payet (France); Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal)

New Records
-Most career final tournament goals:
Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) 9 – equal with Michel Platini
-Most career EURO goals (including qualifying): Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) 29
-Most career final tournament appearances: Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) 21
-First player to score in four final tournaments: Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016.
-Youngest player in a final: Renato Sanches (Portugal) 18 years 328 days
-Oldest player at a final tournament: Gábor Király (Hungary) 40 years 86 days

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