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Euro 2020: How Wales and Gareth Bale changed a nation at Euro 2016

BBC Sport Friday, 11 June 2021 ()
A host of Wales fans, including Elis James and Lord Kinnock, explain how the performances of the team and their talisman Gareth Bale at Euro 2016 in France changed the nation.
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News video: Gareth Bale not looking too far ahead as Wales prepare for Euro 2020 opener

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Wales captain Gareth Bale insists his side are under no pressure at Euro 2020 to emulate their success at the tournament five years ago.Wales start their campaign against Switzerland in Baku on Saturday, with Italy and Turkey completing a tough-looking Group A line-up.Bale is one of eight survivors...

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