Magic Monday - The greatest day at the Euros?
14 goals over 2 games. Both went to extra time after late goals overturned 3-1 deficits. A bizarre own goal, late heroics from substitutes, underdogs defying the odds and the world champions eliminated, quite simply Magic Monday was the greatest day in the history of the competition.
Spain manager Luis Enrique described his teams victory as an "epic game" with a "beautiful ending" but Croatia midfielder Nikola Vlasic's heart was "as big as a house and then it broke after we conceded twice".
Spain progressed to the quarter-finals following a 5-3 win over Croatia in extra time. The scenes of jubilant celebration from Spain were in contrast to the devastation experienced by the Croatians.
But if anything was to contest for the title of best game of the tournament it was the one that followed as Switzerland shocked world champions France. Didier Deschamps' side were behind at half-time but two goals from Karim Benzema and a stunning long-range strike from Paul Pogba put them in control.
Switzerland's Haris Seferovic scored and we asked ourselves, "It can't happen again can it?" It did. Mario Gavranovic forced extra time and - if there was not enough drama already - France superstar Kylian Mbappe's deciding penalty kick was saved by Yann Sommer in the shootout.
What a day! The magic of football displayed in all its' glory.