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Joe Ledley explains why Wales take such terrible team photos

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The Wales national team found fame for two reasons in 2016: reaching the semi-finals at Euro 2016 and their shocking team photos.

Chris Coleman's men were fantastic in France, finishing top of Group B above England before beating Northern Ireland and Belgium en route to the last four.

They would inevitably run out of steam, though, against Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal, who won 2-0 and eventually beat France in the final.

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Wales have carried over their rich vein of form into World Cup qualifying, but against Serbia on Saturday night, it was once again their team photo that created a buzz.

Instead of lining up in a traditional 6-5, four players stood in the back row while seven were on one knee at the front. See below for the disjointed picture they took.

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WALES' TEAM PHOTO

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The question everyone has been asking for a long time is why exactly Wales are so bad at taking team photos, with no explanation yet given.

That's until now, with Joe Ledley revealing all to Wales Online.

"We were just not very good at them," the Crystal Palace midfielder explained.

"At first we didn't look into it but then gradually a few photos got together and it was awful, so we just thought we may as well keep it the same.

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"It's been lucky for us too. It's not really superstitious but I don't think we will have a proper photo.

"We don't practice. We just talk within the group and we decide what we're going to do."

A lucky omen it might be, but the same couldn't be said against Serbia, who scored late on to deny Wales a vital three points.

Gareth Bale opened the scoring in the first half but Newcastle United's Aleksandar Mitrovic secured a point with his 86th-minute header.

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