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This is probably the greatest Twitter exchange you’ll see today

Wales are on the brink of qualifying for their first major tournament since 1958.

So it’s no wonder why their fans are going a little bit nuts for Gareth Bale et al, not least for comedian Elis James.

James was contacted by a Radio 4 producer to talk about Wales’ recent success, and it led to one of the frankest, and best, football related Twitter exchanges we’ve seen in a while.

There was a chance the comic and recent star of BBC’s Crims wasn’t going to make the game at all, blaming ‘jaegerbombs’ for his lateness on a bus to Nicosia…but it turned out for the best and judging by his subsequent tweets, he enjoyed it very much.