1: Portugal qualified as the best loser at the group stage but later came to win their first major trophy in history in the same competition.
Lesson:Winners never quit and quitters Never win.
2: in less than 30mins of play, Christiano Ronaldo(CR7), the captain, the best player in the history of Portuguese football and corner stone of the Portuguese national team got injured and was stretched out of the field and then it seems like all was over for the team but as God will have it Portugal won by a lone goal.
Lesson: Never live a dependent life, believe in yourself, put in your best and leave the rest to God.
3: for the past 40years, this will be the first time Portugal will triumph over France in a football competition.
Lesson: nothing last forever, endure, persevere and believe that your story will change someday.
4.the same year messi announces his retirement from international football, CR7 lift his first trophy for Portugal as the captain
Lesson : Run your race, you are only in a competition with yourself.
5. The moment CR7 left the field, Nani who has always being a follower took up the mantle of leadership with courage and hope that he will be able to lead successfully.
Lesson: you have to be a good follower before you can lead.
6: the question now is, how did Portugal manage to do this..
Lesson: by the Time God is ready for our miracle, people, haters and foes will ask the same question…..