Fans turn out to welcome home Wales Euro 2016 squad

Wales' Euro 2016 squad returned home to a heroes' welcome in Cardiff on Friday afternoon.

Chris Coleman's squad took part in an open top bus tour of the city before a celebration at the Cardiff City Stadium.

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Welsh team mimic Icelandic battle cry outside stadium

The Welsh football team has completed their open top bus tour and arrived at Cardiff City Stadium, ahead of a celebratory concert to welcome them home after being knocked out of the Euros.

Once the players reached the stadium, led by Gareth Bale, they mimicked the now-infamous 'battle cry' that Iceland's football players became renowned for during the championship.

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Gareth Bale: No prouder honour than playing for Wales

Gareth Bale has talked about how thrilled he is that the Wales football team made it to the semi-final of the European Championship - the furthest the team has ever reached in a major tournament.

"When you look back on it after, you really see what we've achieved as a nation, and you see what it means to all these fans out here," he said.

"There's no prouder honour than putting on a red t-shirt for Wales."

Manic's Nicky Wire: People will remember this forever

Nicky Wire from the Manic Street Preachers has spoken about his joy at Wales reaching the semi-final of the European Championship.

"It just becomes part of the collective memory of the nation, and that's really important," he said. "Everyone who has been around for this will remember that forever."

Speaking about the band's song, Together Stronger (C'mon Wales) he added: "It's about the players and the fans. It's to say thank you."

The song, which became the team's official anthem at the Euros, will be performed for around 33,000 people Cardiff City Stadium on Friday evening.

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King of the castle! Aaron Ramsey can't resist a selfie

The Wales team are in Cardiff Castle waiting to board their open top bus for a tour of Cardiff and one player couldn't resist a selfie.

King of the castle! Aaron Ramsey takes a selfie on Cardiff Castle turret. Credit: ITV News

Aaron Ramsey climbed onto the castle walls for a quick snap with hundreds of fans lining the streets.

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