Griezman and Renato Sanches named Best player and Young Best player in Euro 2016

France forward Antoine Griezmann has won the award for Euro 2016 Player of the Tournament.

The France international scored an impressive six goals to finish as the tournament's top scorer and has seen off competition from the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Dimitri Payet.

UEFA has announced that the 25-year-old has been voted as the winner by their team of 13 technical observers, which includes Sir Alex Ferguson and David Moyes.

Griezmann, who signed a new long-term deal at Atletico Madrid in June, was also named in the team of the tournament after scoring six goals to win the competition's Golden Boot.

He could not find the net in Sunday's final, though, as hosts France went down to a surprise 1-0 defeat against Portugal thanks to substitute Eder's extra-time winner.

UEFA's chief technical officer Ioan Lupescu said: "Antoine Griezmann was a threat in every game he played.

"He works hard for his team and possesses technique, vision and quality finishing. The technical observers were in unanimous agreement that he was the tournament's outstanding player."

Meanwhile, winning the Young Best Player award for Euro 2016 is Portugal's very own midfielder, Renato Sanches.

Sanches beat international team-mate Raphael Guerreiro and his Bayern Munich colleague, France winger Kingsley Coman, to the award, which is open to players born in 1994 or later and selected by UEFA technical observers including Alex Ferguson.

The new Bayern signing appeared in six of the Selecao's seven matches at the tournament in France, scoring his first international goal in the quarter-final against Poland.