Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Charles Gives Royal Seal of Approval to 'Inspiring' Wales

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Charles Gives Royal Seal of Approval to 'Inspiring' Wales

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Byline: Ben Morgan

PRINCE CHARLES today praised the Welsh football team as an "inspiring example of teamwork and sportsmanship" ahead of tonight's historic Euro 2016 semi-final clash with Portugal.

He sent the good luck message to Chris Coleman's squad as he spends the week in Wales for his annual summer visit. The Prince said: "As you prepare for what will be so far the most important night in the history of Welsh football, I did just want to send you all my special thoughts and wishes.

"Throughout the whole championship, you have set an inspiring example of teamwork and sportsmanship and I have no doubt that in this latest game you will continue to give your country even greater cause for pride. Your historic achievements have already earned the support not only of Wales, but of the whole United Kingdom, and I hope you will know just how much we are all willing you on to further success."

Wales are the surprises of Euro 2016, in their first major tournament since the 1958 World Cup. …

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