Iceland are the smallest country ever to appear in a major tournament and their reward is a quarter-final against hosts France in Paris on Monday.
Melbourne Victory and Olyroo centre back Thomas Deng has earned a loan move to Dutch club PSV Eindhoven.
It was the final straw in what has been a slow death. A 2-1 loss to a nation whose population is smaller than Canberra, whose national coach has a second job pulling teeth and goalkeeper who had only recently turned professional.
But less than four days after Brexit, England probably did not expect their declining European relevancy to extend to the football pitch.
Icelandic football commentator Gudmundur Benediktsson has had quite the week.
England were ahead inside two minutes. Finally, they were pressing on early with the job of dispatching a lesser name. But then the volcano blew.
Join us for live coverage as Italy clash with Spain before England take on the competition's minnows.
Italy defeat Spain 2-0 to set up a mouth-watering quarter-final showdown with Germany.
Michelle Heyman says the Matildas will leave nothing on the training paddock as they await Rio selection.
Lionel Messi has indicated he will retire from international football after Chile upset favourites Argentina with a penalty shootout victory in the Copa America final on Sunday.
Germany thumped Slovakia 3-0 with goals from Jerome Boateng, Mario Gomez and Julian Draxler to cruise into the Euro 2016 quarter-finals on Sunday and confirm their status as tournament favourites.
Host nation France came from behind to beat 10-man Ireland 2-1 and reach the Euro 2016 quarter-finals.
Belgium captain Eden Hazard produced an inspired performance, including a fine solo goal, to lead his side to a resounding 4-0 victory over Hungary at Euro 2016 on Sunday to set up a quarter-final clash with Wales.
Iceland joint-coach Heimir Hallgrimsson on Sunday likened his team to an army as they headed into battle against England in Nice on Monday.
Join us for live coverage as hosts France try to get past Ireland in the Round of 16.
Sydney will miss out on hosting the Socceroos' biggest World Cup qualifying match for the third successive campaign, with the Japan home fixture set to be played in Melbourne.
A close-range header from Portugal substitute Ricardo Quaresma has secured a 1-0 win over Croatia after the game burst into life in the last few minutes of extra time to set up a Euro 2016 quarter-final against Poland next week.
Wales reached the quarter-finals of the European Championship for the first time with a 1-0 win over Northern Ireland as Gareth Bale showed his quality with a teasing cross turned into his own net by Gareth McAuley.
Poland beat Switzerland 5-4 in a shootout to reach their first European Championship quarter-final as a riveting clash ended 1-1 after extra time following a brilliant late equaliser by Swiss Xherdan Shaqiri.
You could be forgiven for thinking that Euro 2016 has been anything but uneventful. The late wins, huge upsets and general whinging from Cristiano Ronaldo has made the competition one of the most memorable in years.
Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini has described Spain as Italy's bogey team and urged their fans not to dream too much.
Germany will decide on the eve of their Euro 2016 round of 16 match against Slovakia on Sunday whether defender Jerome Boateng can help them to another clean sheet en route to what they hope is their fourth continental crown.
Canberra FC have picked up Alex Oloriegbe at the perfect time ahead of their clash against Belconnen.
England's Harry Kane hopes to be ready to strike if the chance comes against Iceland on Monday.
It seems incredible now, but it was not so long ago that Sir Alex Ferguson was advising me not to play Gareth Bale at Tottenham because he was never on a winning side.
Dario Vidosic has officially left A-League club Western Sydney, signing instead with Chinese Super League side Liaoning Whowin.
A Brexit could limit freedom of movement meaning some European players would not automatically qualify for work permits.
How long balls, late goals and teamwork are ruling in France.
Ah, the sights and sensations of Euro 2016.
Churchgoers in Iceland screamed when their team scored against Hungary at this tournament and "literally ran out of the church" at the end of the service, according to the vicar.