Euro2016 final: Ronaldo, Payet, Eder’s goal lead conversation on Facebook

Following the success of the just concluded UEFA Euro 2016 football
tournament in France which saw Portugal win their first ever major
title, Facebook has stated that the tournament was one of the most
talked about sporting events ever, with 195 million people having 950
million interactions (10th June to 10th July).

Aside catching up with old friends and family members, Facebook is also
where people talk about football – especially in real-time – so
following Portugal’s extra-time win, Facebook looked at how people
buzzed about the match. The Final of the UEFA European Championship had 45 million people having 146 million
interactions.

Top five moments in the match (globally)

1. Ronaldo lifts the trophy
2. Éder’s goal
3. Final whistle
4. Ronaldo goes off injured
5. Kick off

Top five most discussed players in the final (globally)

1. Cristiano Ronaldo 535percent
2. Pepe 10 5percent
3. Nani 7percent
4. Dimitri Payet 6percent
5. Ricardo Quaresma 5% percent

Top five most discussed players in France were:

1. Cristiano Ronaldo 51 percent
2. Dimitri Payet 12 percent
3. Moussa Sissoko 8percent
4. Olivier Giroud 4percent
5. Pepe 4percent

Top five most discussed players in Portugal were:

1. Cristiano Ronaldo 44 percent
2. Ricardo Quaresma 10 percent
3. Pepe 65percent
4. Éder 5percent
5. Dimitri Payet 5 percent

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