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Twitter reacts to Euro 2016 opening games: England, France and Wales feature

Lee Gormley | June 11, 2016

Twitter reaction to opening Euro 2016 games

The wait finally came to an end on Friday night as football fans were treated to the opening ceremony of Euro 2016, before France got the ball rolling at the Stade de France, where two nations will collide in the final on June 10th.

Meanwhile, Home Nation hopes England and Wales also got their campaigns underway on French soil, so read on as Coral bring you the best reactions to the opening action from Twitter…

The opening ceremony may have just prolonged kick-off a little longer, but those involved did manage to put on a great show before the first ball was eventually kicked…

Although, the music choice didn’t go down too well with those watching…

Once the action got going, it was Dimitri Payet that ultimately grabbed the headlines, as he struck an incredible winner for the hosts France, who are 3/1 with Coral to go all the way on home soil

Not a bad outing for the West Ham United playmaker as France got off to the best possible start

The action continued on Saturday as Albania were narrowly beaten 1-0 by Switzerland, while Wales took to their first ever Euro finals game. Was this to be their tactics?

Wales didn’t get off to a bad start either, with a screamer coming from Gareth Bale. Who else?

The officials behind the goal proved their worthlessness once again when missing a thuggish move from Martin Skrtel…

Despite starting strongly, the Welsh Dragons found themselves in a genuine battle after substitute Ondrej Duda struck the equaliser…

Joe Ledley soon made an appearance…

Great build-up from Aaron Ramsey gifted sub Hal Robson-Kanu the opportunity to strike, and he obliged by bagging the winner…

Meanwhile, Roy Hodgson had named his first England line-up…

England finally broke down a defiant Russia thanks to Eric Dier…

Although hearts were broken at the death…

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