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Ex-Wales captain Williams names three Euros heroes

Former Wales captain Ashley Williams has singled out three players after they reached the Euros round of 16.

Writing for BBC Sport, Williams declared: "The whole team have done brilliantly in the past week or so but there have been some stand-out individual performances too.

"I picked out Joe Rodon (Tottenham) as a player to watch before Euro 2020 started and he has been brilliant for us at the back in his first major finals.

"Another star Welsh performer for me has been Danny Ward (Leicester City) - it was such a big call for Rob Page to put him in goal.

"Wardy made some big saves in all three of our group games and he has got to be one of the goalkeepers of the tournament so far.

"And Kieffer Moore (Cardiff City) deserves a lot of credit too. We missed him in the early stages against Italy although I totally understand the decision behind him starting the game on the bench because he came into that game on a booking.

"The whole team found it tough in Rome, of course, but I think that test will do us a lot of good.

"We did not carry on our momentum from the Turkey win with a positive result this time but our performance on Sunday will give us lots of confidence for whatever comes next."


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