WALES stars Aaron Ramsey and Gareth Bale want to inspire the nation once again next summer after sealing a place at Euro 2020.

The duo started together for the first time in more than a year in Tuesday night’s final qualifier against Hungary.

And both were instrumental as Ramsey scored twice, with the first created by Bale, to secure a 2-0 win on a memorable night at the Cardiff City Stadium.

Now the pair want to repeat the magical experience of helping Wales to reach the semi-finals of Euro 2016.

"I am very proud now and excited to go back to the Euros," said Ramsey, who moved up to joint-seventh in the list of Wales goalscorers with 16.

“We had the best time of our lives in France so we wanted to make sure we got there again.

"We inspired a nation last time out and we want to do that again. There are some players who have not experienced this and we wanted to give them a taste of it again.”

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Tuesday night’s match was Ramsey’s first start in the qualifying campaign following an injury-ravaged year.

"It has been a bit of a long time but I think I made up for the wait,” he added.

"It means a lot after failing to qualify for the World Cup [in 2018] so we really wanted to make sure we gave it everything to qualify for this so full credit to the lads, we have done it.

"It's amazing. We knew it was going to be a tight group before it started so we thought it might come down to the last couple of games and it did.

"We have been in this position before and just came up a bit short. With the experience of the boys and some great young talent we are proud we are going back to the Euros.

"The supporters have been fantastic for a number of years so we are very proud to represent them and to give them something like this again to experience.

"They had the time of their lives last time and hopefully they and us get to experience a similar sort of tournament to 2016. This one is for them as well."

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Bale also hopes Wales will be able to replicate the feel-good feeling of Euro 2016.

"We knew at the start of the campaign that there was a big job at hand so we never go too carried away," he said.

"We will go there and have some fun again! We had the best times our lives in France and we just will try and enjoy it again with these amazing fans."

Bale has been criticised by fans of his club Real Madrid, however, after he was pictured celebrating qualification with a supporters’ flag bearing the legend ‘Wales. Golf. Madrid. In that order.’

Before the qualifier, former Madrid star Predrag Mijatovic criticised Bale for apparently prioritising golf and his country over club duties.

“The first thing he thinks about is Wales, then golf and after that, Real Madrid,” said Mijatovic.

That has inspired a new song sung by the Wales fans and a flag, which made its way onto the pitch after the win over Hungary.

Bale admitted last week that representing Wales gave him more ‘joy’ than playing for Madrid and his latest actions have led to Real fans demanding that he is sold in January.