Gareth Bale has set a new record after opening the scoring in Wales’ Euro 2016 clash against Slovakia.
The Real Madrid star scored a superb free-kick in the first half to get Chris Coleman’s side off to a flying start.
1 - Gareth Bale is the first British player to score a direct free kick in a European Championship finals game. Premier.— OptaJohan (@OptaJohan) 11 June 2016
And in doing so, Bale goes down in history as the first British player to score from a direct free-kick at a European Championship.
The goal was also Wales’ first ever shot on target at a European Championship.