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EURO2016: Wales star Bale concentrating on Portugal clash not Ronaldo

Gareth Bale insists Wales' Euro 2016 semi-final against Portugal is not about his Real Madrid team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo and him.

"It's not about two players. We know and everybody knows that it's about two nations in the semi-final - 11 men against 11.

"[Ronaldo] is a fantastic player; everyone knows what he can do. But we don't worry about the opposition. We just do what we do. It's about how we perform as a team, and as a team we can shut out a lot of threats.

"The star in our team is all of us. We are all together; we all work as one, running for each other, tackling for each other. We get on like brothers and we're having fun, enjoying the occasion, with no fear. It's working so far."

"I feel comfortable and we're enjoying ourselves. Sometimes you have to fulfil your responsibilities and doing interviews is a part of it.

"We get on very well at Madrid and enjoy playing with each other. What he does off the pitch is his private life. It's not for me to decide who's the better player. If I can help Wales win that's all I need."

Ian Ferris
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