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Gareth BALE
Tottenham Hotspur FC (ENG)
 
Full name Gareth Frank Bale
Date of Birth July 16, 1989
Birthplace Cardiff, Wales
Height 183 cm
Position Right winger (or left winger / forward)
Foot Left
Nationality Welsh
Club Tottenham Hotspur FC (ENG)
Nation Wales
Int. debut Age 16 (May 27, 2006 - vs. Trinidad & Tobago)
World Cups 0 matches
CAREER STATISTICS
Sesaon Club
-
-
Lvl
App
Gls
Int
2020-21 Tottenham (L)
-
1
?
?
?
2019-20 Real Madrid
-
1
16
2
6
2018-19 Real Madrid
-
1
29
8
7
2017-18 Real Madrid
-
1
26
16
4
2016-17 Real Madrid
-
1
19
7
7
2015-16 Real Madrid
-
1
23
19
9
2014-15 Real Madrid
-
1
31
13
6
2013-14 Real Madrid
-
1
27
15
3
2012-13 Tottenham
-
1
33
21
8
2011-12 Tottenham
-
1
36
10
6
2010-11 Tottenham
-
1
31
7
3
2009-10 Tottenham
-
1
23
3
4
2008-09 Tottenham
-
1
16
0
9
2007-08 Tottenham
-
1
8
2
5
2006-07 Southampton
-
2
38
5
5
2005-06 Southampton
-
2
2
0
1
Lvl = League Level // App = Appearances in domestic League //
Gls = Goals in domestic League // Int = Internationals
 
CAREER TRANSFERS
Date From - To
Fee €m
09.2013
-
101.0
07.2007
Southampton
-
14.7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Gareth Bale playing for Wales in a qualifying match against Austria in October 2016.
Credit: Creative Commons - cropped
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TFR PLAYERS
Teams represented (central column) +
TFR Players Rankings (right column)
2020-21 Tottenham
?
2019-20 Real Madrid
-
2018-19 Real Madrid
82
2017-18 Real Madrid
48
2016-17 Real Madrid
85
2015-16 Real Madrid
8
2014-15 Real Madrid
7
2013-14 Real Madrid
17
2012-13 Tottenham
14
2011-12 Tottenham
41
2010-11 Tottenham
55
2009-10 Tottenham
-
2008-09 Tottenham
-
2007-08 Tottenham
-

OTHER TFR RANKINGS
2020-21 ?
-
2019-20 None
-
2018-19 None
-
2017-18 Top Scorers
19
2016-17 None
-
2015-16 Top Scorers
9
- Top Assists
13
2014-15 Top Scorers
12
- Top Assists
26
2013-14 Top Scorers
22
- Top Assists
16
2012-13 Top Scorers
7
2011-12 Top Assists
21
- Young Guns
3
2010-11 Young Guns
4
2009-10 None
-
2008-09 None
-
2007-08 None
-



DID YOU KNOW ?

Bale attended Whitchurch High School in Cardiff. He was a keen athlete; he played football, rugby, hockey and excelled at athletics.

As a 14-year-old he ran the 100-metre sprint in 11.4 seconds.

Because of his superior skills, the school's Physical education teacher, Gwyn Morris, had to write special rules. These restricted Bale to playing one-touch football and not using his left foot.

Whilst at Whitchurch, Bale trained at Southampton's satellite academy in Bath, although there was initially some doubt if Southampton would give him a scholarship due to his height.

In April 2006, at the age of 16 years and 275 days, Bale became the second youngest player ever to play for Southampton (after Theo Walcott).

He had his debut for Wales at the age of 16 years and 315 days making him the youngest ever player to play for Wales.

Bale was eligible to play for England through his grandmother, but he stated in 2016: "I wouldn't care if I never qualified – I would never play for England."

His transfer to Real Madrid was a then-world record transfer fee of €100.8 million, eclipsing the previous record fee of €94 million the club paid for Cristiano Ronaldo in 2009.