Watch: Gareth Bale pulls off cheeky backheel flick during Wales opener

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Gareth Bale had a quiet afternoon during Wales’ 1-1 draw with Switzerland but still managed to pull off a cheeky back-heeled flick. 

Bale captained his country during Saturday’s European Championship match in Baku and hopes were high that he’d repeat his stunning performances at Euro 2016.

But the 31-year-old failed to make a huge impression on the game as Switzerland dominated proceedings.

Kieffer Moore plundered an equaliser following Breel Embolo’s opener for the Swiss and Bale showcased his talent shortly afterwards.

After receiving the ball from David Brooks, the Real Madrid man gave it back to his teammate with a precise back-heeled flick.

Brooks slid the ball across the goal but no Welsh player was on hand to convert the cross.


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