Gareth Bale is a professional football player. He primarily plays for Real Madrid in La Liga and the Wales national team.
Gareth Bale signed a six-year deal with Real Madrid on 1 September 2013. Though the fee is undisclosed, media reported that Bale had cost 77 million euros or 85.3 million pounds making it a record deal. He was assigned number 11 shirt at Real Madrid.
On 16 April 2014, Bale scored a goal in the 85th minute to help Real Madrid defeat Barcelona 2-1. The win effectively won the 19th Copa del Rey title for Real Madrid.
Gareth Bale skipped a full training session ahead of Champions League semi-final against Bayern Munich. Bale was unable to train due to flu. He was expected to recover for the first leg match at home. Apr 21, 2014