Elated French fans rejoice in the Parc des Princes after France beat Portugal 1-0 to reach the final (Flickr user Hugo)
Jonathan sends in this picture of England fans as they soak up the atmosphere at the Portugal v France game
Young French supporters in Basra gather together to watch the final and are given footballs as gifts
Carsten sends in this photograph of a young French fan, as the final match is played on a screen in Cologne
From tall to small, and young to old - patriotism abounds, even for Manon who is two-and-a-half years old
A chef's hat bears the Italian flag as Fabio Cannavaro lifts the 2006 World Cup and the celebrations begin...
Thanks to Julian Jones who was able to send us this amusing photo of fans flooding the streets of Turin
And the partying manages to overshadow a street festival in Spoleto, Umbria according to Jonathan Williams
Whereas Carmen Klammer mingles with ecstatic Italian fans on 9 July at the Mason's Arms on Harrow Road, London
At the other end of the UK - Italian fans rejoice in George Square, Glasgow where Ivana took this photo; 'Forza azzurri!'
But tears also flow, as fans watch France end their Cup dreams without Zinedine Zidane or the famous trophy