Euro 2016: Wales celebrate historic victory after stunning Belgium 3-1 to reach semi-finals

Wales' players celebrate at the end of the Euro 2016 quarter-final football match between Wales and Belgium at the Pierre-Mauroy stadium in Villeneuve-d'Ascq near Lille, on July 1, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / PHILIPPE HUGUEN

Wales' players celebrate their historic win in the Euro 2016 quarterfinals over Belgium as they qualify for the semis of a major tournament for the first time. AFP

Belgium's forward Eden Hazard (C) reacts after the Euro 2016 quarter-final football match between Wales and Belgium at the Pierre-Mauroy stadium in Villeneuve-d'Ascq near Lille, on July 1, 2016. Wales won the match 3-1. / AFP PHOTO / EMMANUEL DUNAND

A dejected Eden Hazard reacts after Belgium's Euro 2016 quarter-final loss to Wales. The striker had earlier missed a shot on target. AFP

Wales' Hal Robson Kanu, left, celebrates after scoring his side’s second goal during the Euro 2016 quarterfinal soccer match between Wales and Belgium, at the Pierre Mauroy stadium in Villeneuve d’Ascq, near Lille, France, Friday, July 1, 2016. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Wales' Hal Robson Kanu celebrates after scoring Wales' second goal, a dazzling strike that gave his side the lead. AP

Children of Wales' players play on the pitch after the Euro 2016 quarterfinal soccer match between Wales and Belgium, at the Pierre Mauroy stadium in Villeneuve d’Ascq, near Lille, France, Friday, July 1, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

Child's play? Children of Wales' players play on the pitch after Wales' Euro 2016 quarterfinal win over Belgium. AP

Wales' defender Neil Taylor celebrates with his son Marley at the end of the Euro 2016 quarter-final football match between Wales and Belgium at the Pierre-Mauroy stadium in Villeneuve-d'Ascq near Lille, on July 1, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / DENIS CHARLET

Neil Taylor celebrates with his son Marley on field as wales qualified for their first major semi-final. AFP

Welsh players celebrate their 3-1 win at the end of the Euro 2016 quarterfinal soccer match between Wales and Belgium, at the Pierre Mauroy stadium in Villeneuve d’Ascq, near Lille, France, Friday, July 1, 2016. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

Welsh players celebrate their 3-1 win over Belgium. The relatively small team has exceeded every expectation that they and their supporters had when they made it to the Euro finals and will be remembered for generations to come as being the greatest. AP

Wales' defender Chris Gunter celebrates at the end of the Euro 2016 quarter-final football match between Wales and Belgium at the Pierre-Mauroy stadium in Villeneuve-d'Ascq near Lille, on July 1, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL MEDINA

Wales' defender Chris Gunter, who missed his brother's wedding for the quarter-final match, celebrates his team's win with the country's flag. AFP

A Belgium supporter reacts after the Euro 2016 quarter-final football match between Wales and Belgium at the Pierre-Mauroy stadium in Villeneuve-d'Ascq near Lille, on July 1, 2016. Wales won the match 3-1. / AFP PHOTO / EMMANUEL DUNAND

A disappointed Belgium supporter reacts after the Euro 2016 quarter-final loss to wales. Belgium for tournament favourites with their young squad before this loss. AFP


Updated Date: Jul 02, 2016 12:00 PM

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