5 reasons why Gareth Bale will never win the Ballon d'Or
Gareth Bale has shown throughout his spells at Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League, and Real Madrid in the Spanish Liga, just how brilliant he can be.
The Welsh international has scored decisive goals in the final of the Copa del Rey, UEFA Champions League and the FIFA Club World Cup. In brief, he has won it all at club level.
However, despite all the qualities he brings on the pitch, he has never really had a serious claim to the throne of the best player in the world. Here are 5 essential reasons why Bale will never win the Ballon d'Or.