Next Game

Cyprus v Wales

Thursday, 03 September 2015, 19:45

European Qualifiers Group B

Cardiff City Stadium

Last Game

Wales 1 - 0 Belgium

Friday, 12 June 2015, 19:45

European Qualifiers Group B

Williams: Bale is super human

Wales captain Ashley Williams believes "super-human" Gareth Bale can propel them to Euro 2016, feeling the Real Madrid superstar has improved since moving to Spain.

Last Updated: 07/03/14 at 09:23 Post Comment

Gareth Bale: Hailed as "super-human" by Ashley Williams

Gareth Bale: Hailed as "super-human" by Ashley Williams

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Bale underlined his virtuoso talents and inspirational qualities with a devastating display in Wales' international friendly win over Iceland on Wednesday.

The Real Madrid star was a cut above the rest as he created two goals and scored a superb solo third in a 3-1 victory at the Cardiff City Stadium.

Bale made a slow start in Spain after his world-record £85.3million move to the Bernabeu last summer due to injuries, but now appears to be finding form.

And Williams believes the 24-year-old is reaching new heights.

Asked in what areas he thought Bale had improved while playing in Spain, Williams said: "The ability to be super-human!

"He just makes the game look easy. We knew he was a good player anyway but he had a great night.

"It was unbelievable. I have never seen anything like it. He is a great player.

"He can win games on his own. We will do our best to play our part and it isn't a one-man team, but we have got one of the best players in the world. Let's not hide from that fact.

"He is going to be massive for us and hopefully he can stay injury-free.

"If that happens I am sure we have always got a chance if he is in the side."

Williams is hopeful of a successful Euro 2016 qualifying campaign as they look to end their long wait to reach a major finals.

Key to their hopes will be ensuring they can field a side boasting their top players. In the past Wales have been hampered by withdrawals, but Williams believes any indifference is a thing of the past, as highlighted by Bale's exemplary attitude.

"We are all committed and he is no different," added Williams. "He didn't turn up and just put the shirt on. He has never done that.

"He is committed, like the whole team. He is enthusiastic about playing.

"For the last couple of years and the last few camps, everyone has been here that can be here.

"That is important for us and hopefully that will continue.

"I don't want to stand here and tell you, as I have done for the last few campaigns, that it is the time and then not deliver.

"But I would just say we feel confident and are comfortable doing what we're doing.

"We'll just see, but inside the camp we feel like we can do it. Why not?"

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

T

his is all good fun, but anyone who thinks United are 4th best in England for anything more than a blip is properly f***ing mental. And Domenech is properly f***ing mental.

megabrow (cufc)
Schneiderlin must join United - Domenech

I

f the answer is Matt Phillips, the question should never be Who is one of your major transfer targets?

jelasfirsttouch
The Twosome Gossip

I

s this Chris Smalling playing the 'Race' card?

hump3.
Smalling wants United race

Footer 365

Roberto Firmino eyeing trophy success at Liverpool after saying bye to Hoffenheim

Liverpool's £29m summer signing Roberto Firmino hopes to celebrate "a lot of success" at Anfield and 'can't wait test himself in the Premier League'.

Manchester United 'agree Matteo Darmian fee with Torino'

Manchester United have agreed a fee with Torino for Italy right-back Matteo Darmian, according to Sky Italia sources.

Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba not joining Barcelona this year

Barcelona have insisted they are "not planning" a move for Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba this calendar year.

Mail Box

Doesn't Delph To Arsenal Make More Sense?

We have reaction to our Top Ten regarding Philipp Lahm and Dave Mackay, why we all love Harry Kane, Fabian Delph to Arsenal and what United can get away with...

Why Is Kane More Likeable Than Carrick?

A Mailbox which covers topics including Harry Kane, Sergio Aguero, Robin van Persie, handballs, transfer reporting and Rodgers bingo. It's not us being mean...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company