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France thrashed rival Iceland 5-2 at the Stade de France in the Paris suburb of Saint-Denis in the quarter-finals of the European Championship 2016.

With this victory, France will have ended the course of the Iceland team, which shone its star during the European Nations Cup matches, to qualify for the semi-final round to play with world champion Germany next Thursday.

This was the first global participation of the Icelandic soccer team, and he managed to establish himself as an unattainable opponent.

France, Olivier Giroud, Paul Pogba, Dimitri Payet and Antoine Griezmann scored the goals of France, while Guelphi Sigthorsson and Berker Bayernason scored the goals of Iceland.

“I am grateful for this result. The team deserves to win, as well as our fans who have supported us for months,” he added.

“I feel happy because we were able to put a smile on the faces of our fans,” he said, noting that he felt very excited since the start of the match.

It is reported that the Portuguese national team plays with its Welsh counterpart on Wednesday in the second match of the last four.

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