Friday 30 September 2016

Watch: The Green Army feature prominently in UEFA's tribute to Euro 2016 fans

Published 08/07/2016 | 16:03

Fans Republic of Ireland during the European Championship match Round of 16 between France and Republic of Ireland at Stade des Lumieres on June 26, 2016 in Lyon, France. (Photo by Jean Paul Thomas/Icon Sport) (Photo by Jean Paul Thomas/Icon Sport via Getty Images)
Fans Republic of Ireland during the European Championship match Round of 16 between France and Republic of Ireland at Stade des Lumieres on June 26, 2016 in Lyon, France. (Photo by Jean Paul Thomas/Icon Sport) (Photo by Jean Paul Thomas/Icon Sport via Getty Images)

Euro 2016 is drawing to a close so self-congratulating Irish supporters only have a few more days to bask in the glory of being the 'best fans in the world'.

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Supporters of the Boys in Green earned plenty of plaudits for their behaviour throughout the tournament, which eventually resulted in the fans of both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland being presented with a medal for their stellar support from the Mayor of Paris.

UEFA have looked to offer a similar tribute to the fans who flocked to France - albeit without the medal - by creating this brilliant video showcasing the exemplary support that teams enjoyed this summer.

Unsurprisingly, the Irish feature on a couple of occasions here too.

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