Gareth Bale

Born: July 16, 1989 (age 28)

Height: 6'0" (183cm)
Weight: 11st 9lb (74kg)

Hometown: Cardiff, Wales
Nationality: Wales flag Welsh

Position: Winger
Team: Real Madrid (no. 11)
Gareth Bale for Real Madrid on January 31, 2015
Career History
Youth1999-2006Southampton
Senior2006-2007Southampton
2007-2013Tottenham Hotspur
2013-Real Madrid
International2006-2008Wales Under-21s
2006-Wales
Sports Mole has 3,149 articles about Gareth Bale. Articles 1 to 40:
Cristiano Ronaldo in action during the Supercopa de Espana first-leg match between Barcelona and Real Madrid on August 13, 2017
Zinedine Zidane: 'Cristiano Ronaldo will soon be back to best'
Zinedine Zidane is confident that it is just a matter of time before Cristiano Ronaldo returns to goalscoring form in La Liga, having mustered 18 shots without scoring.
Sep 23, 22:41
Cristiano Ronaldo finally shows some modesty during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Result: Real Madrid return to winning ways
Spanish champions Real Madrid return to winning ways in La Liga courtesy of a 2-1 victory over struggling Alaves on Saturday afternoon.
Sep 23, 17:05
Sergio Ramos kisses the trophy after the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016
Report: Sergio Ramos to renew Real Madrid contract
Sergio Ramos is reportedly close to signing a new Real Madrid contract that will take him until the summer of 2021.
Sep 23, 11:16
Cristiano Ronaldo finally shows some modesty during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Preview: Alaves vs. Real Madrid
Sports Mole previews Saturday's La Liga clash between struggling Alaves and under-pressure Real Madrid.
Sep 21, 16:35
Zinedine Zidane looks on during the UEFA Champions League match between AS Roma and Real Madrid on February 17, 2016
Result: Real Betis score late on to stun Real Madrid at Bernabeu
Antonio Sanabria heads home in the fourth minute of added time to earn Real Betis a shock 1-0 win against Real Madrid at the Bernabeu.
Sep 20, 22:56
Borja Mayoral of Real Madrid celebrates after scoring Real's opening goal during the UEFA Youth League Round of 16 match between Real Madrid and FC Porto at Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano on February 17, 2015
Zinedine Zidane "impressed" by young striker Borja Mayoral
Zinedine Zidane was always confident that Borja Mayoral would "play an important role" for Real Madrid when handed a rare league start against Real Sociedad.
Sep 18, 11:38
Gareth Bale during the Champions League match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016
Gareth Bale: Criticism from Real Madrid supporters "is normal"
Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale intends to respond to his critics by reaching peak form once again, having netted a big goal against Real Sociedad on Sunday evening.
Sep 18, 10:17
Gareth Bale during the Champions League match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016
Result: Record-equalling Real Madrid beat Real Sociedad to return to winning ways
Real Madrid return to winning ways with a 3-1 victory over Real Sociedad, who see their 100% start to the season come to an end.
Sep 17, 21:40
Real Madrid attacker Marco Asensio celebrates scoring against Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup second leg on August 16, 2017
Team News: Marco Asensio back for Real Madrid
Marco Asensio returns to the fold as Real Madrid travel to Real Sociedad.
Sep 17, 18:45
Gareth Bale during the Champions League match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016
Gareth Bale abused during Real Madrid fan event
Gareth Bale is jeered by Real Madrid supporters while attending a sponsorship event in the Spanish capital.
Sep 15, 18:32
Real Madrid attacker Marco Asensio celebrates scoring against Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup second leg on August 16, 2017
Preview: Real Sociedad vs. Real Madrid
Sports Mole previews Sunday night's La Liga clash between high-flying Real Sociedad and Spanish champions Real Madrid at the Anoeta.
Sep 15, 12:44
Real Madrid's Gareth Bale in training on June 2, 2017
Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro defends 'fighter' Gareth Bale
Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro insists that Gareth Bale is "fighting" to prove his critics wrong, having been subjected to more criticism by supporters in recent weeks.
Sep 14, 10:36
Cristiano Ronaldo in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo returns to inspire Real Madrid in Champions League
Real Madrid open their 2017-18 Champions League Group H campaign with a 3-0 win over Cypriot outfit APOEL at the Bernabeu.
Sep 13, 21:38
Zinedine Zidane watches on during the Champions League quarter-final between Real Madrid and Wolfsburg on April 12, 2016
Zinedine Zidane: 'Real Madrid could not sign a new number nine'
Zinedine Zidane says that Real Madrid could not pull off the signing of an out-and-out striker in the summer but thinks that the squad will get by.
Sep 12, 20:19
Gareth Bale after Real Madrid's Champions League final victory over Juventus on June 6, 2017
Gareth Bale: 'I may celebrate against Tottenham Hotspur'
Gareth Bale says that he may celebrate against former club Tottenham Hotspur if he scores an important goal for Real Madrid in next month's Champions League clash.
Sep 12, 12:40
Gareth Bale after Real Madrid's Champions League final victory over Juventus on June 6, 2017
Ryan Giggs: 'Manchester United could win Champions League with Gareth Bale'
Ryan Giggs claims that if Manchester United bought Gareth Bale, then the club would be genuine contenders for the Champions League.
Sep 12, 10:44
Gareth Bale during the Champions League match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016
Real Madrid's Gareth Bale: 'There was an argument for joining Manchester United'
Gareth Bale admits that there was an "argument" for him joining Manchester United in the summer, but he insists that the most important thing is winning trophies.
Sep 12, 09:12
Gareth Bale during the Champions League match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016
Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale 'not bothered' by criticism
Gareth Bale admits that he is now "used to" negative comments following a tricky past 12 months at Real Madrid, but says that he is hoping for more happy memories.
Sep 11, 13:16
Karim Benzema in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Karim Benzema sidelined for at least a month?
Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema could be sidelined for up to six weeks with the hamstring injury he sustained during the 1-1 draw with Levante.
Sep 10, 20:05
Zinedine Zidane appears prior to the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Result: Levante hold 10-man Real Madrid at Bernabeu
Spanish champions Real Madrid have Marcelo sent off in a 1-1 draw with Levante at the Bernabeu on Saturday afternoon.
Sep 9, 13:58
Real Madrid's Welsh forward Gareth Bale gestures during the UEFA Champions League semifinal second leg football match Real Madrid FC vs Juventus at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on May 13, 2015
Team News: Gareth Bale on Real Madrid bench
Gareth Bale is named among the substitutes as Real Madrid welcome Levante to the Bernabeu.
Sep 9, 11:04
Zinedine Zidane appears prior to the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Preview: Real Madrid vs. Levante
Sports Mole previews Saturday's La Liga clash between champions Real Madrid and newly-promoted Levante.
Sep 8, 16:18
Aaron Ramsey in action during the World Cup qualifier between Wales and Austria on September 2, 2017
Result: Wales strike late in Chisinau to climb up to second place
Hal Robson-Kanu and Aaron Ramsey find a way through in the final 10 minutes to help Wales to a 2-0 victory over Moldova in Chisinau.
Sep 5, 21:40
Gareth Bale during the Champions League match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016
Manchester United to return for Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale?
Manchester United are reportedly given encouragement to make a bid for Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale next summer.
Sep 5, 12:45
Gareth Bale in action during the World Cup qualifier between Wales and Austria on September 2, 2017
Gareth Bale confident Wales can finish top of World Cup qualifying group
Gareth Bale is confident that Wales can finish top of Group D in their World Cup qualifying campaign despite being four points off the pace.
Sep 5, 11:32
Gareth Bale in action during the World Cup qualifier between Wales and Georgia on October 9, 2016
Gareth Bale: 'It was make or break for Wales'
Wales winger Gareth Bale admits that his side's 1-0 win over Austria in Cardiff was "make or break" for their World Cup qualifying hopes.
Sep 2, 22:22
Wales forward Ben Woodburn scores on his international debut against Austria at the Principality Stadium on September 2, 2017
Result: Ben Woodburn nets debut goal to keep Wales alive
Ben Woodburn scores a debut goal to give Wales a crucial 1-0 World Cup qualifying win over Austria at the Cardiff City Stadium.
Sep 2, 21:38
Wales winger Gareth Bale celebrates after scoring during his side's World Cup qualifier with Serbia on November 12, 2016
Team News: Gareth Bale returns for Wales against Austria
Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale returns to the Wales starting lineup for their crucial World Cup qualifier against Austria in Cardiff.
Sep 2, 18:43
Gareth Bale during the Champions League match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016
Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale rejects move to Manchester United?
Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale reportedly rejected the chance to join Manchester United during the closing week of the transfer window.
Sep 2, 09:57
Real Madrid attacker Marco Asensio celebrates scoring against Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup second leg on August 16, 2017
Manchester United 'make £50m offer for Marco Asensio'
Manchester United reportedly table a deadline-day offer of £50m for Real Madrid attacker Marco Asensio.
Aug 31, 06:30
Gareth Bale during the Champions League match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016
Zinedine Zidane: 'We rely on Gareth Bale'
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane insists that Gareth Bale is still a key part of his plans at the Bernabeu, despite more speculation surrounding the Welshman.
Aug 28, 11:16
Zinedine Zidane appears prior to the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Result: Marco Asensio spares Real Madrid's blushes
Marco Asensio scores twice - including an 83rd minute leveller - as Real Madrid draw 2-2 with Valencia at the Bernabeu on Sunday night.
Aug 27, 23:05
Gareth Bale during the Champions League match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016
Report: Manchester United table £92m Gareth Bale bid
Reports in Spain claim that Manchester United have made a firm offer for Real Madrid's Gareth Bale.
Aug 27, 17:40
Gareth Bale during the Champions League match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016
Wales boss Chris Coleman urges Gareth Bale to stay at Real Madrid
Wales boss Chris Coleman says that it is in Gareth Bale's best interest to remain at Real Madrid.
Aug 27, 10:46
Marco Asensio in action during the friendly between Italy under-21s and Spain under-21s on March 27, 2017
Arsenal 'poised to move for Marco Asensio'
Arsenal are reportedly preparing to trigger the £72m release clause of Real Madrid attacker Marco Asensio.
Aug 26, 12:28
A general view during the La Liga match between Real Madrid and Real Zaragoza at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on April 30, 2011
Report: Real Madrid to extend contracts of five first-team players
A report claims that Isco, Marco Asensio, Marcelo, Dani Carvajal and Raphael Varane are set to pen fresh terms at Real Madrid.
Aug 23, 20:49
Sergio Ramos for Real Madrid on September 20, 2014
Zinedine Zidane unhappy with Sergio Ramos red card at Deportivo La Coruna
Zinedine Zidane is not happy with Sergio Ramos earning his 18th career red card in Real Madrid's 3-0 win at Deportivo La Coruna in La Liga on Sunday.
Aug 21, 10:47
Zinedine Zidane speaks at a press conference after he is unveiled as Real Madrid manager on January 4, 2016
Zinedine Zidane: 'No Real Madrid player has asked me to leave'
Zinedine Zidane claims that no player at Real Madrid has asked him for a move away from the Bernabeu this summer.
Aug 21, 10:28
Gareth Bale embraces Karim Benzema during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Seville on March 20, 2016
Result: Gareth Bale nets in comfortable Real Madrid win
Gareth Bale, Casemiro and Toni Kroos score the goals as La Liga champions Real Madrid open their 2017-18 campaign with a 3-0 victory at Deportivo La Coruna.
Aug 20, 23:10
Zinedine Zidane appears prior to the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Live Commentary: Deportivo La Coruna 0-3 Real Madrid - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the La Liga clash between Deportivo La Coruna and Real Madrid from the Riazor.
Aug 20, 21:00



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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Barcelona66002021818
2Atletico MadridAtletico6420124814
3Sevilla641173413
4Valencia6330125712
5Real Madrid6321116511
6Leganes631253210
7Levante52308449
8Real Sociedad6303131309
9Real Betis530267-19
10Getafe62228538
11Athletic Bilbao62227618
12Espanyol622279-28
13Celta Vigo621310827
14Villarreal621369-37
15Las PalmasLas Palmas6204510-56
16EibarEibar6204314-116
17GironaGirona612338-55
18Deportivo La CorunaDeportivo6114715-84
19Malaga6015414-101
20AlavesAlaves6006110-90
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