Wales star Chris Gunter has referred to as the format of Euro 2020 a ‘joke’ and believes UEFA let down his nation.
Robert Web page’s facet misplaced 4-Zero to Denmark in Amsterdam, seeing them bow out of the cross-continent competitors within the last-16.
It marked the top of an unbelievable journey for the Dragons – actually.
Total they travelled over 5,300 miles after enjoying group video games in Baku and Rome, whereas in Netherlands, the Danes had been enjoying their first sport exterior their Copenhagen.
“Written off earlier than a bag of air was kicked, 3,000 miles from residence,” Gunter, Wales’ most capped males’s participant, wrote on Instagram.
“Each nation had followers wherever they went, aside from the 350 who broke authorities guidelines and financial institution accounts to be there, you and us deserved extra from this joke arrange of a match, however who mentioned life was honest.”
Having had little help in Baku and Rome as a result of coronavirus restrictions, Wales had been then informed by the Dutch Authorities that their supporters had been banned from coming into Netherlands.
Denmark supporters, nevertheless, had been allowed in and a small band of Wales followers, who had managed to get into the Johan Cruyff Area, had been vastly outnumbered in a 14,645 crowd.
“Suck it up, preserve your chin up, we’ll be alright, belief me on that,” mentioned Charlton defender Gunter, who gained his 102nd cap within the remaining group sport towards Italy.
“We didn’t deserve that scoreline however who mentioned life was honest.
“Have a cry, however then smile that we had been eating on the prime desk but once more.
“And smile much more that we’ll be again, and we’ll be those with the complete stadium belting out our anthem that all of us deserve.”