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Bale crowned Wales’ Player of the Year

The Real Madrid forward helped Chris Coleman’s side reach the semi-finals of Euro 2016 and has picked up the award for the sixth time in the last seven years.

Bale crowned Wales' Player of the Year

Gareth Bale has continued his domination of Wales’ Player of the Year by winning the top gong for a fourth successive time.

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For the sixth time in seven years, Real Madrid star Bale received the honour following a ceremony at the Football Association of Wales (FAW) awards on Tuesday.

The 27-year-old starred during Wales’ memorable run to the Euro 2016 semi-finals, scoring three goals in the group stage, while he won a second Champions League title with Madrid.

With 64 caps to his name, Bale – who signed a new Madrid deal recently – is also on track to become the country’s all-time leading goalscorer as he is only three shy of equalling Ian Rush’s 28-goal record.

Stoke City midfielder Joe Allen walked away with two awards – the Players’ and Fans’ Player of the Year.

As for manager Chris Coleman, he won the FAW Special Award after guiding Wales to the semi-finals of the European Championships.

It was Wales’ first appearance at a major tournament since 1958.

5 Comments on Bale crowned Wales’ Player of the Year

  1. He deserves it


  2. Congrats to him


  3. He really did well for Wales at EURO


  4. That’s lovely


  5. He really deserves it


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