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Wales' Joe Ledley, Hal Robson Kanu and Joe Allen before the game

Joe Allen is done with comparisons and wants to make mark at Euro 2016

Joe Allen has heard all the nicknames before. From “the Welsh Xavi” to “the Welsh Pirlo” and even “the Welsh Jesus”, the Liverpool midfielder has been burdened, complimented and seen as a saviour. Yet the message from the man himself is a simple one. “I’m just an Average Joe,” Allen says, smiling.