Gareth Bale

Gareth Bale

Welsh footballer Gareth Bale kicked off his career with Southampton at the age of 16. As a result, he became the second youngest Southampton player in history. He stuck around for a year before joining Tottenham Hotspurs on a 4-year deal. Bale had a fairly successful stint there before Real Madrid came knocking.

Since then, he has remained with the La Liga giants after joining for a reported fee of ?77?million. Sadly, the first half of his debut season was plagued with injury. However, his form has picked up since then.

With Cristiano Ronaldo in Juventus, Bale now has a chance to step out of the Portuguese star?s shadow. On 9 February 2019, Bale netted his 100 goal for Real Madrid in a 3-1 win over Atletico Madrid.

On-Pitch Achievements

Gareth Bale is regarded as One of the fastest footballers in the world. He is known for his physical fitness, pace, strength, stamina, skill, heading ability, and agility, with a capacity to regularly squeeze past defenders. The Welshman possesses, great acceleration, physicality, and athleticism.

He is also a free-kick specialist and is known for using the ?knuckle-ball? techique in his style of play. Since joining Real Madrid, Bale has usually been deployed as a winger, but mostly on the right flank, due to the presence of Cristiano Ronaldo on the left, a position which enables him to cut into the centre and strike on goal with his stronger left foot

Most of his laurels were earned during his Real Madrid career, winning the La Liga title in 2016-17. He even guided Los Blancos to the 2013-14 Copa Del Rey and four UEFA Champions League cups.

Gareth Bale?s Net Worth, Salary and Endorsements

Gareth Bale has trademarked his signature heart-shaped goal celebration. The Welsh star has inked deals with Adidas, EA Sports, Lucozade and BT Sport among others.

Gareth Bale?s salary is estimated to be ?15?million with Real Madrid. Meanwhile his endorsements earned him an estimated ?10?million per year. Gareth Bale?s net worth is said to be $165 million?.

Foundations and Charity

In 2014 he pledged his support behind Ebola research with a selection of top football players from around the world, including Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar, Xavi and Didier Drogba. Bale even supports UNICEF and JustGiving.

Marital StatusMarried
Height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
SpouseEmma Rhys-Jones
TeamsWales, Southampton, Tottenham Hotspurs, Real Madrid
EndorsementsAdidas, EA Sports, Lucozade, BT Sport, Nissan Motor, Konami and Foot Locker


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