Amidst the Euro games, and shortly around the time Germany was playing the French football team at the Stade de France, the world came to a standstill as France suffered a series of coordinated terrorist attacks that claimed the lives of at least 129 people. Fortunately, none of the French and Germany players were directly harmed in the attack, and most of the remaining Euro games went on as planned, including France’s friendly against England. From the games played over the last two weeks, here is a recap of what happened, including implications on the Euro 2016 Tournament.
Explosion heard just outside Stade de France during France vs. Germany friendly. https://t.co/vn8i5KtOt1— BuzzFeed Sports (@BuzzFeedSports) November 13, 2015
The world of online soccer betting took a necessary break from club football to give the fans a different taste of football in the form of international soccer action. Across Europe, a number of teams were involved in the playoffs to qualify for next year’s Euro Tournament, while those that had already qualified for the tournament were involved in friendly matches.