Soccer, as a sport, can be so many different things. It can be beautiful and aesthetically pleasing. It can be intellectual. It can be dramatic. But soccer, as a sport, is always best when it's emotional.
Tuesday was a day of emotion at Euro 2016. It was a day for goals followed by tears. It was a day for frustrated gesticulations and anger. It was a day for one-tenth of a country's entire population to sing in unison as it stifled one of the best players in the world.