Wednesday 7 December 2016

Joe Allen makes the cut in the official team of Euro 2016 while Gareth Bale is snubbed

Harry Clarke

Published 11/07/2016 | 14:46

Joe Allen of Wales battles for the ball with Nani of Portugal
Joe Allen of Wales battles for the ball with Nani of Portugal

Joe Allen has been named in the official Team of Euro 2016 with Portugal domination the selection with four players.

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Allen gets the nod in midfield with fellow Welshman Aaron Ramsey and Germany's Toni Kroos.

However, there is no place for Gareth Bale with Cristiano Ronaldo, Antoine Griezmann and Dimitri Payet all chosen in a three-man attack.

Portugal goalkeeper Rui Patrício gets the nod in goal behind a back four of Raphaël Guerreiro (Portugal), Pepe (Portugal ) and Germany duo Jérôme Boateng and Joshua Kimmich.

— UEFA EURO 2016 (@EURO2016) July 11, 2016  

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