Gareth Bale

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Gareth Bale
Gareth Bale RM.jpg
Bale during his presentation as a Real Madrid player in September 2013.
Personal information
Full name Gareth Frank Bale[1]
Date of birth (1989-07-16) 16 July 1989 (age 29)[1]
Place of birth Cardiff, Wales
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)[2]
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Real Madrid
Number 11
Youth career
Cardiff Civil Service
2005–2006 Southampton
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2007 Southampton 40 (5)
2007–2013 Tottenham Hotspur 146 (42)
2013– Real Madrid 27 (15)
National team
2005–2006 Wales U17 7 (1)
2006 Wales U19 1 (1)
2006–2008 Wales U21 4 (2)
2006– Wales 44 (12)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15:56, 17 May 2014 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21:40, 5 March 2014 (UTC)

Gareth Frank Bale (born 16 July 1989) is a Welsh footballer that plays for Real Madrid and the Wales national team as a winger.

Career statistics[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

As of 24 May 2014[3]
Club Season League Cup League Cup Europe Other1 Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Southampton 2005–06 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2006–07 38 5 1 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 43 5
Total 40 5 1 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 45 5
Tottenham Hotspur 2007–08 8 2 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 12 3
2008–09 16 0 2 0 5 0 7 0 0 0 30 0
2009–10 23 3 8 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 34 3
2010–11 30 7 0 0 0 0 11 4 0 0 41 11
2011–122 36 9 4 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 42 12
2012–13 33 21 2 1 1 1 8 3 0 0 44 26
Total 146 42 16 3 10 2 31 8 0 0 203 55
Real Madrid 2013–14 27 15 5 1 12 6 0 0 44 22
Total 27 15 5 1 12 6 0 0 44 22
Career total 213 62 22 4 13 2 43 14 1 0 292 82

1 Includes Football League Championship play-offs

National team[change | change source]

Wales national team[4]
Year Apps Goals
2006 4 1
2007 7 1
2008 5 0
2009 7 0
2010 4 1
2011 6 3
2012 5 3
2013 5 2
2014 1 1
Total 44 12

Honours[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

Southampton Academy
Tottenham Hotspur

Real Madrid

Individual[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Hugman, Barry J., ed. (2010). The PFA Footballers' Who's Who 2010–11. Mainstream Publishing. p. 31. ISBN 9781845966010.
  2. "Real Madrid C.F. – Official Web Site – Gareth Bale". Realmadrid.com. 1989-07-16. Retrieved 2014-04-17.
  3. "Gareth Bale All time playing career". Soccerbase. Retrieved 4 August 2013.
  4. "Gareth Bale International statistics". Int.soccerway.com. 2013-01-09. Retrieved 2014-04-17.
  5. "17th Football Presentation Awards Evening". Football Association of Wales. 13 November 2007.
  6. "Gareth, Daws scoop awards". Tottenham Hotspur FC. 3 May 2010. Retrieved 3 May 2010.
  7. "Gareth Bale | Tottenham Hotspur News and Supporters Forum". Tottenhamhotspurs.tv. 1989-07-16. Retrieved 2014-04-17.
  8. "Gareth Bale named Wales' player of the year". BBC Sport. 4 October 2010. Retrieved 4 October 2010.
  9. "Gareth Bale retains FA of Wales player of the year award". BBC Sport. 4 October 2011. Retrieved 5 October 2011.
  10. "Gareth Bale wins BBC Wales Sports Personality award". BBC Sport. 6 December 2010.
  11. "UEFA.com users' Team of the Year 2011 revealed". uefa.com. UEFA. 18 January 2012. Retrieved 1 March 2013.
  12. "Bale scoops Player of the Month award". Premier League. 30 April 2010. Retrieved 30 April 2010.
  13. "Gareth Bale & Andre Villas-Boas earn player and manager awards". bbc.co.uk. BBC Sport. 1 March 2013. Retrieved 1 March 2013.

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