Saturday 22 October 2016

Nigel Owens' cheeky tweet sets the scene as Lyon turns red ahead of Wales' semi-final clash with Portugal

Harry Clarke

Published 06/07/2016 | 16:44

After 58 years waiting, Wales did more than simply turn up in France and are now on the brink of a place in the final of Euro 2016.

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Social media has been awash with support for Chris Coleman's side as they face Portugal in tonight's semi-final in Lyon.

While the travelling Welsh fans have been partying in Lyon, messages of support have been flooding the Tweet machine from all over the world with Ireland's Shane Duffy pledging his allegiance to the Dragons tonight.

And well-known rugby referee Nigel Owens took a humerous approach as he wished Coleman's side the best of luck.

"Ive (sic) not been so exited about a semi since.. Well a long time.We're all so proud of you @FAWales & all behind you tonight. #TogetherStronger."

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