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Gareth Bale Biography & Latest News

Gareth Bale Biography

Gareth Frank Bale is a Welsh footballer who plays for English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur and the Wales national team as a winger. On 17 April 2006, he made his for Southampton in the Saints' 2–0 victory against Millwall. On 6 August, Bale scored his first league goal, leveling the score at 1–1 against Derby County. In December 2006, he won the Carwyn James Award for the BBC Wales Young Sports Personality of the Year and was named the Football League Young Player of the Year on 4 March 2007. 25 May 2007, Bale signed a four year deal with Tottenham Hotspur and played his first game for Spurs in a friendly against St. Patrick's Athletic on 12 July 2007. After playing a record 24 Premier League games for Spurs without being on the winning side,[34][35] Bale's first ever involvement in a Premier League victory came against Burnley on 26 September 2009. Following his impressive performance, he was named Barclays Player of the Month for April 2010. On 17 April 2011, Bale was honoured with the PFA Player of the Year award, as voted for by his peers. On 5 January 2012, Bale was one of the players voted into the UEFA Team of the Year 2011. In January 2012 he was the Premier League Player of the Month for the second time in his career.
Basic Player Info
Full Name Gareth Bale
Nationality Wales
Position Attacker
Current Club Real Madrid
Shirt Number 11
Career
Clubs
Real Madrid Aug 2013 - Present
Tottenham Aug 2007 - Aug 2013
Southampton Aug 2005 - Jun 2007
National
Wales Jan 2006 - Present
Wales Under 21 Jan 2009 - Sep 2011
Stats
Clubs
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Real Madrid
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2016/2017 Primera División 12 6 2 2 0 961
UEFA Champions League 5 2 1 0 0 369
2015/2016 Primera División 23 19 10 2 0 1741
UEFA Champions League 8 1 2 1 0 643
2014/2015 Primera División 31 13 9 2 0 2582
UEFA Champions League 10 2 1 0 0 827
Super Cup 2 0 0 0 0 180
Copa del Rey 2 0 0 0 0 180
UEFA Super Cup 1 0 1 0 0 90
2013/2014 Primera División 27 15 12 3 0 2070
UEFA Champions League 12 6 3 0 0 873
Copa del Rey 5 1 1 0 0 388
Total 138 65 42 10 0 10904
Tottenham
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Southampton
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National
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Wales
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2018 Russia WC Qualification Europe 4 4 1 1 0 360
2016 France EC Qualification 10 7 2 1 0 897
European Championship 6 3 0 1 0 533
2014 Brazil WC Qualification Europe 7 4 0 1 0 528
2012 Poland/Ukraine EC Qualification 7 3 0 1 0 630
2010 South Africa WC Qualification Europe 8 0 0 1 0 714
2008 Austria/Switzerland EC Qualification 8 2 0 1 0 704
Total 50 23 3 7 0 4366

Gareth Bale Latest News & Articles

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