Having competed in more EuroBaskets than any other country, France had to wait for their 36th participation to finally lift the coveted trophy.
On sporting calendars across France, Sunday 22 September was initially earmarked as the day of the most eagerly anticipated football fixture in the first round of Ligue 1, between two of the richest clubs in Europe.
Within 24 hours, Tony Parker realised one of the biggest dreams of his life and a big wish for the future.
Enjoy the top 5 plays from the final day of action at EuroBasket 2013.
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