Teenage Colwill earns the Wales shock call for Euro 2020 after playing just 191 minutes

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Teen Rubin Colwill earns SHOCK Wales call-up for Euro 2020 after playing just 191 minutes for Cardiff as Gareth Bale, Aaron Ramsey and Daniel James are all named in a 26-man roster

  • Colwill is the surprise name in a 26-man squad led by Bale
  • The 19-year-old didn’t make his senior Cardiff debut until February
  • There are eight survivors from the group who made it to the Euro 2016 semi-finals

Nineteen-year-old Cardiff midfielder Rubin Colwill has been included in the European Championship 2020 team of Wales after 191 minutes of senior football.

Colwill is the surprising name in a 26-man squad led by Gareth Bale that includes Aaron Ramsey, Daniel James, Ethan Ampadu and Joe Rodon.

There are eight survivors of the group who made it to the Euro 2016 semi-finals in France: Bale, Ramsey, Ben Davies, Chris Gunter, Danny Ward, Joe Allen, Jonny Williams and Wayne Hennessey.

Cardiff midfielder Rubin Colwill.  19. made his senior debut in Cardiff only in February

Cardiff midfielder Rubin Colwill. 19. made his senior debut in Cardiff only in February

But it is Colwill’s squad, who started the season with football at the academy and only made his senior Cardiff debut in February, that will raise eyebrows.

Neath-born Colwill played in Cardiff just six times, with just over three hours under his belt in the Sky Bet Championship for Mick McCarthy’s Bluebirds.

As expected, Hal missed Robson-Kanu – released by West Brom last week – after being released from recent training camp.

Derby forward Tom Lawrence and Schalke winger Rabbi Matondo were also overlooked, with Swansea’s Ben Cabango selected for Luton center-back Tom Lockyer.

Nineteen-year-old Colwill is the surprising name in a 26-man squad led by Gareth Bale

Nineteen-year-old Colwill is the surprising name in a 26-man squad led by Gareth Bale

Nineteen-year-old Colwill is the surprising name in a 26-man squad led by Gareth Bale

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