Rio Ferdinand and Alan Shearer react to Wales' brilliant Euro 2016 win

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Wales made history last night when they booked their place in the semi-finals of Euro 2016 thanks to a 3-1 win against a much-fancied Belgium side in Lille.

The Red Devils got off to a quick start when Radja Nainggolan fired home a rocket early on in the first half to give his side the lead. At that point it was looking pretty ominous for Chris Coleman's side but captain Ashley Williams led the fightback with a towering header to level things up, before Hal Robson-Kanu did something magical.

The striker, who is currently without a club, left three Belgian defenders for dead with an outrageous Cryuff turn in the box before calmly firing home - triggering wild celebrations amongst the travelling Welsh fans.

And it was that moment that sent BBC's expert panel for the Euros into wild celebration. Rio Ferdinand, Alan Shearer and Dean Saunders were being filmed during the match and they could scarcely believe what they were seeing as Robson-Kanu pulled off one of the great moments of this tournament.

After the goal, Saunders - a former Welsh international - exclaimed: "What a goal! He's like Pele!" before Rio shouts: He's sent the whole back four out of the stadium!"

Shearer lets out a huge yelp before realising the striker is currently unemployed: "He hasn't got a club has he?! He's off to PSG!"

The panel, along with host Gary Lineker, were also filmed reacting to Wales' other goals, and you can check out the clip by clicking the link at the bottom of this article.


Wales will now face Portugal in the semi-finals and that means Gareth Bale going up against his Real Madrid team-mate, Cristiano Ronaldo.

- Click here to watch Shearer, Saunders and Ferdinand react to Wales' incredible win

CR7's side haven't won a single game inside 90 minutes so far at Euro 2016, but are still favourites to see off Bale's Wales side and make their second final in 12 years.

Can Wales really beat Portugal in the Euro 2016 semi-finals?

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