EURO Today: Wales, Portugal meet in bid for historic Final appearance

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A pair of Real Madrid superstars are within one win of a massive international final, but only one can make the trip to Saint-Denis.

Gareth Bale is the underdog in this pairing, as his Welsh side looks to continue a massive run at EURO 2016 when it faces Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal on Wednesday.

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(Pepe is also there, sharpening his knives).

Portugal has been here before, losing to eventual champion Spain in penalties at EURO 2012.

These are unchartered waters for Wales, whose only other major international experience was a 1958 World Cup quarterfinal run.

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EURO 2016, Game 49: Wales vs. Portugal

When: Wednesday, 3 p.m. ET

Where: Parc Olympique Lyonnais in Lyon

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