Gareth Bale praised the character he and his Wales team-mates showed in their 1-1 draw with the USA.
The Dragons’ first World Cup match in 64 years ended in a draw, with Bale burying a late penalty after Kieffer Moore made an impact off the bench.
Rob Page’s side were weak in the first half and fell behind before a Tim Weah strike, but Bale was keen to point out that Wales showed great grit.
“[It was] The first half wasn’t very good, to be honest. ITV. “They played well and we played poor. But we spoke with the coach in the first half, and changed a few things. The boys went out to fight and fight like we always do, and it looked like we were going to win the game from the start of the second half.
“It’s a great point, we showed great character again like we did in 2021 in Euros. We’re back again.”
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When asked what was said at half time, bale He replied, “Just a few tweaks… nothing I want to share too much about!”
“We just had to regroup, do what good teams do and come back stronger and show our character like we always do.
“I’ve always been [that was going to take the penalty]. No doubt in my head, I feel like I have to step up and I’m happy to do so.
“It’s unbelievable [to have scored at a World Cup] But to be honest, I prefer the three points.