Franco-Portuguese soccer fan Mesua was born in the Portuguese city of Chaves and has lived in Paris for 15 years. She is confident the country of her birth can take the European Championship with the help of its star player, Cristiano Ronaldo.
Renato Sanches will be given another chance to make it at Bayern Munich, after spending a season on loan in the Premier League. The Portuguese midfielder has fallen from grace since being named Euro 2016 golden boy.
The Netherlands, finalists in 2010, will not be at the 2018 World Cup in Russia, despite a 2-0 win over Sweden on the night. France booked a ticket, while European champions Portugal scraped in at Switzerland's expense.
In Cristiano Ronaldo and Robert Lewandowski, Poland and Portugal boast two of the world’s deadliest strikers but neither the sides nor their star men have set Euro 2016 alight. That could all change on Thursday.
Eder's winning goal in the 109th minute secured Portugal's first-ever European Championship crown. They succeeded without Cristiano Ronaldo who limped off after 25 minutes of the final.
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