Pride and passion. The finals were not judged by us, Bale said, and skipped off the lead

Despite the disappointment and pain of the lost semifinals of the European Championship with Portugal (0: 2), the footballers of Wales felt great pride. The newcomer Eura, who started at the first major tournament since the World Championship in 1958, achieved the greatest success in history in France.

The Welsh won the base group in front of England, Slovakia and Russia, in the eighth round, eliminated another British neighbor, Northern Ireland And surprisingly favoring Belgium in the quarterfinals. “The Dragons” were not enough for Portugal with the star Cristian Ronald, who decided Wednesday’s game in Lyon with a goal and assistance.

“It’s a huge disappointment because we were so close to the final.We did a lot here, we had pride and passion, “Gareth Bale told the journalists, who scored three goals in the European Championship.

” Lose us all hurts, the players are destroyed. But this will be gone. When they look back, they have to see what they’ve done for their country. I’m very proud of the team, the progress to the semifinal is amazing. We have had great experience, but it does not end this tournament, “added Chris Coleman, coach of Wales.

The Portuguese were excellent on the second half and scored two goals in three minutes. We knew the first goal would be key.We’ve lost concentration for five minutes, and when you get into the Euro semifinished against such a quality, the punishment will come, “Coleman said,” We have tried to return to the match. We fought until the last second, but they defended well and did not let us into chances. We did not have the finals, “Bale added.” He praised his Real Madrid teammate Ronald.


“He proved he was a shooter from nature. But it’s not about them, it’s about us. No one expected us to get so far, we are proud of a bunch, we stick together and do not regret it. We will raise our heads and continue to fight, “said Cardiff, a 22-year-old native. Coleman was not able to deploy disciplined punters Aaron Ramsey’s midfielder and defender Ben Davies in the semifinals.Above all, the absence of the author of four Ramsey MEs was quite sensible. “Aaron would have missed every team, I think we were a little tired, but I can not say against the players a single crooked word, all left in the lawn, I think they were fantastic,” said the coach.