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What It Looks Like When an Entire Country Is Watching a Single Soccer Match

People from all backgrounds, races, religions, and social classes got together in Lisbon's taverns to see their team win.

by Niccolò Natali, Fulvio De Filippi
Jul 13 2016, 6:25pm

This article originally appeared on VICE Portugal.

During Euro 2016, the Portuguese team's motto was "We are not 11, we are 11 million." Last Sunday during the final, we visited taverns, cafes, and terraces in Lisbon's neighborhoods to watch every type of person rejoice at Eder's transcendental moment. Let's try and find solace in these pictures showing just how it feels when an entire nation is united.