Liverpool midfielder Joe Allen revealed that he was proud of Wales’ effort against Portugal in the Euro 2016 semi-final despite losing 2-0.
Allen started against Portugal and although he did reveal he was disappointed after the game he underlined what an achievement it has been to even reach the semi-final stage of the tournament.
The 26-year-old midfielder also gave a special mention to Wales fans both in France and back in the UK.
“We are Hugely proud, naturally disappointed as you would expect but it is important we don’t forget what he have achieve here,” Allen told the official UEFA website after the game.
“The players and staff can be hugely proud of what they have done and the fans for the support we have had out here and back home.”
Allen provided one assist in six Euro 2016 appearances for Wales in France this summer. The Welsh international now has 30 caps for his country.
Wales reached the semi-final stage of a European Championship tournament for the first time in the countries history last week after beating Belgium 3-1.
Allen provided three assists and scored three times in 37 appearances for Liverpool in all competitions last season.
Portugal will now take on either France of Germany in the Euro 2016 final.