Celebrations As Portugal Defeat Wales In Semis

July 6, 2016

[Updated with video] Docksiders on Front Street is the scene of celebrations this evening [July 6] as football fans are celebrating Portugal defeating Wales in the Euro 2016 semi-final to earn a place in Sunday’s finals.

Port Wales party July 2016

The two teams went into the half time break tied 0 – 0, and in the second half Cristiano Ronaldo scored in the 50th minute to give Portugal the 1 – 0 lead, then Nani quickly followed up with a goal in the 53rd minute to put Portugal up 2 – 0, a score which held to the end.

Port Wales party July 2016 2

Portugal will now head into the finals where they will take on either France or Germany, who match up in Marseille on Thursday in the other semi finals.

Update: A while after this was filmed, the police responded to the area due to an altercation. Details here.

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  1. takbir Sharrieff says:

    Congratulations to the Portuguese Football supporters and fans,I know the feeling when Somerset ….Whups St. Georges …..every Cup Match,,,,and again,,,,this year….Somerrrrrrsssssseeeeee ttttttt.

    • Adkin says:

      Please tell me your kidding? Your comparing a local cricket game to a international tournament of epic proportions. As a Bermudian I’m jealous. I’m currently in college overseas and if I told my friends about this cricked game they would see it as a Sports day between two schools. lol

      • Bald & The Beauty Full says:

        I believe he or she is comparing the feeling of winning and jubilation.

    • Point boy says:

      Lmao! PORTUGAL and ST.George all de way ba!

  2. Hummmm says:

    Do you guys still want that pathway? Or naaa

  3. ROGER says:

    CONGRATULATIONS PORTUGAL, I want to see an uncommon champ. May Portugal WIN!

  4. Enjoy de celebrations, but Sunday ya gonna get hammered.

    • BobtheBuilder says:

      Sunday I plan on seeing Christina Ronaldo whimper on the field. Portugal taking at least 4 from whoever the get in the finals.
      Congrats they finally won their first 90minute game since the start of the tournament

      • Bald & The Beauty Full says:

        Get over it Bob the Builder. Playing longer than 90 mins just means they had to play longer and work harder than the others that breezed through. If he sheds his tears it is because he has worked incredibly hard to attain a goal for his country.

        What have you and others like Onion juice done to make Bermudians proud. All I ever see you guys post is negative crap.

      • Point boy says:

        My mum was right! There really is an a$$ born every minute

    • Adkin says:

      Portugal is one of Europe’s smallest nations. If I was Portuguese I would have been proud just for making to the top 4 teams or even to qualify to the tournament. To be in the top 2 against France 65 million people and Germany 80 million and they can wave their flag, since their national anthem in front of millions and millions of people is something I would die to see Bermuda achieve. Even more for Portugal is they have the most famous sports stars in the world and a coach that is considered one of the Best and maybe the most famous coaches.

      Portuguese have a one the strongest and richest tradition and culture in the world. They should be proud of themselves.

      • bermyguy says:

        u finish sucking on ya sagres yet???

        portugal maybe small in size but not in football terms, they have qualified for every major international tournament for the last two decades, so this is not no achievement for them to qualify. them making it to the last four is something they’ve done in the quite alot in the last few tournaments also, jus be happy that they are inthe final, and don’t try to make it seem bigger then it is.

        i’m not hating, but i had to clear up your untrue statement.

    • Bald & The Beauty Full says:

      So what???? it was a great accomplishment to make it this far, and I might even agree that given the play during the first few games – the maybe shouldn’t even be there. But they are – and I hope they win. I was hoping for Portugal, Iceland,or Wales to take it all.

  5. Adkin says:

    Good Job Portugal. For a tiny nation you have a lot to be proud off. I read that in the past 7 Euro Tournaments you have made it to the semi-Finals 5 times. WOW, England must be jealous.

  6. LOVE says:

    Congrats to Portugal and her people! I don’t know why some find the need to come on here and be negative about a topic like this. There are many Bermudians who are celebrating with you. As you say, Forca Portugal!!!!