Photos: Portugal continue Euro 2016 celebration party as 'heroes' return

Updated: Jul 13, 2016, 15:48
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    Portugal's head coach Fernando Santos (L) and Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo (R) hold the trophy as they stepped out of the aircraft - named Eusebio after the Portgual great -- at the Lisbon airport. All Pics/AFP
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    An airport firefighter's unit spray water in the national colours over the aircraft carrying Portugal's national football team members during a welome at Lisbon airport after the Euro 2016 final football win over France.
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    Portugal's national football supporters welcome their team of heroes bakc in the national capital of Lisbon.
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    Jubliant fans cheer their national team in Lisbon.
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    Portugal's national football team members parade on a bus on its way to the Presidential Palace as they celebrate their victory.
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    Portugal's national football team members parade on a bus on its way to the Presidential Palace as they celebrate their victory.
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    Portugal's president Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa (L) and Portugal's coach Fernando Santos hold the trophy on the balcony of the Belem Palace as they celebrate their victory.
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    Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo (C) waves to fans holding the trophy on the balcony of the Belem Palace as he celebrates their victory.
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    Portugal's football players listen to the national anthem on the balcony of the Belem Palace.
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    Thousands of fans greeted European champions Portugal as they returned home to Lisbon.
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    Portugal's football coach Fernando Santos (R) holding the trophy is teased by forward Eder.
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    Portugal's President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa(R) embraces Portugal's coach Fernando Santos.
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    Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo blows kisses to his fans as he celebrates their victory at Belem Palace after their Euro 2016 final football win over France.
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    Portugal's President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa addresses Portugal's football team as they celebrate their victory at Belem Palace.
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    Portugal's forward Nani, midfielder Renato Sanches, forward Ricardo Quaresma and forward Cristiano Ronaldo listen to Portugal's President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa.
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    Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo (C) and other team's members celebrate their victory with Portugal's President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa (CR) at Belem Palace.
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    Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo (R) and Ricardo Quaresma seem to be sharing a private joke.
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    Portugal's national football team members parade on a bus on its way to the Presidential Palace as they celebrate their victory.
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    Saluting the fans.
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European Champions Portugal returned home to a heroes' welcome after they beat France in the Euro 2016 final. Thousands of fans greeted the football team, led by Cristiano Ronaldo, as they returned to Lisbon