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Everyone Loves This Portuguese Boy Consoling A Crying French Fan

France lost the European Championships final 1–0 to Portugal in Paris on Sunday night but this little boy made the defeat a little less painful.

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You know that feeling when you've just seen your national team get beaten in extra time in a major final by an unfancied side, despite being tournament favourites? Yeah, it's rubbish.


But this little Portuguese kid had a big enough heart to console a distraught French fan after Portugal beat France in the Euro 2016 final on Sunday night.

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The video has been seen almost 3 million times on Facebook alone.


Lots of people are sharing it and saying this shows the real spirit of football.


Well done, little Portuguese boy.


Patrick Smith is a senior reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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