Bale: Ronaldo is a natural goalscorer and did it again

first_img EFE “Ronaldo is a natural goalscorer and did it again [tonight],” Bale concluded. Upd. at 12:50 Gareth Bale admitted disappointment after Wales went down 2-0 to Portugal in the Euro 2016 semi-finals but also highlighted the “pride” in his team for having reached this stage of the tournament. “[Portugal] defended very well and we limited them in attack,” Bale began, “We’re a proud nation and we’re proud of what we’ve achieved. 07/07/2016 It was the country’s first appearance at a major international football tournament since the 1958 World Cup, where they reached the quarter-finals on that occasion. Wednesday’s encounter at the Stade de Lyon also saw the 26-year-old come up against his Real Madrid team-mate – and the tied record goalscorer in European Championship history after his goal – Cristiano Ronaldo. “Obviously we would’ve loved to get to the final, but it wasn’t to be.” CEST “We’re disappointed but we’ll rise, we’ll stay together and try again. Nobody expected us to get this far, we’ll keep fighting [to improve].”last_img

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