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Wales football team arrives in France for Euro 2016 

Tours (France) June 6 (IANS) Wales national football team, led by forward Gareth Bale, arrived on Monday in France to take part in the Euro 2016, which will kick off on Friday.

Wales’s only participation in a major football tournament was in the 1958 World Cup in Sweden from which it was eliminated from the quarter-finals against Brazil, and ever since it has failed to qualify to any continental or international competition, reports Efe.

During Euro 2016, Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale will lead Wales after 58 years of absence from the international stage.

Wales will debut in the Euro 2016 on June 11 against Slovakia in Bordeaux.

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