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The emerging footballers that became Welsh stars of Euro 2016

Just some of the stars of the Wales team Credit: PA

The success of Wales in the European Championships means many players have been thrust into the limelight.

The usual stars Bale and Ramsay gave brilliant performances in the tournament, but what about players like Gunter, Robson-Kanu and Chester that will see their professional careers enhanced from Euro 2016.

Here's some information on the players that have become football stars...

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Christopher Ross "Chris" Gunter started out as a striker but switched to full-back at a young age and signed for the Cardiff City youth side at the age of eight.

Gunter completed a move to Reading in 2012, signing a three-year deal for the club who had been promoted to the Premier League.

He has since become one of the stars of Chris Coleman's team in the Euro 2016 championships.

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Thomas Henry Alex "Hal" Robson-Kanu plays as a winger and has occasionally been used as a striker.

Before this tournament the 27-year-old was without a club after leaving Championship side Reading at the end of the season. Robson-Kanu started Euro 2016 as a free-agent - although it's doubtful he'll be unsigned for much longer.

His most notable appearance in the championship was with a stunning goal in the 3-1 quarter-final win over Belgium.

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James Grant Chester plays as a centre-back for English club West Bromwich Albion and the Wales national team.

Chester began his career with Manchester United and has also played on loan for Peterborough United, Plymouth Argyle and Carlisle United.

The 27-year-old has proven his comfort and ease as centre-half which certainly means he has a bright future ahead of him.

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Joseph Christopher "Joe" Ledley plays as a central midfielder for Premier League club Crystal Palace after signing in January 2014.

Ledley has made more than 60 international appearances for Wales and has even captained his country.

Joe's signature dance became one of the most talked about things of the Euro 2016 championships.

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