Gareth Bale

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Gareth Bale
AUT vs. WAL 2016-10-06 (155).jpg
Bale with Wales in 2016
Personal information
Full name Gareth Frank Bale[1]
Date of birth (1989-07-16) 16 July 1989 (age 31)[2]
Place of birth Cardiff, Wales
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)[3]
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Real Madrid
Number 11
Youth career
Cardiff Civil Service
1999–2006 Southampton
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2007 Southampton 40 (5)
2007–2013 Tottenham Hotspur 146 (42)
2013– Real Madrid 169 (80)
National team
2005–2006 Wales U17 7 (1)
2006 Wales U19 1 (1)
2006–2008 Wales U21 4 (2)
2006– Wales 83 (33)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 121:57, 16 February 2020 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21:47, 19 November 2019 (UTC)

Gareth Frank Bale (born 16 July 1989) is a Welsh footballer who is currently a free agent and represents the Wales national team as a winger.

Career statistics[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

As of 26 February 2020[4]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Europe Other1 Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Southampton 2005–06 Championship 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 Premier League 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 La Liga 27 15 5 1 12 6 0 0 44 22
2014–15 31 13 2 0 10 2 5 2 48 17
2015–16 23 19 0 0 8 0 31 19
2016–17 19 7 0 0 8 2 0 0 27 9
2017–18 26 16 2 1 7 3 4 1 39 21
2018–19 29 8 3 0 7 3 3 3 42 14
2019–20 14 2 1 1 3 0 0 0 18 3
Total 169 80 13 3 55 16 12 6 249 105
Career total 355 127 30 6 13 2 86 24 13 6 497 165

1 Includes Football League Championship play-offs, Supercopa de España, UEFA Super Cup and FIFA Club World Cup.
2 The Spurs goal tally excludes the goal scored against Fulham on 6 November 2011, later ruled as an own goal

International[change | change source]

As of match played 19 November 2019[5]
Bale in Welsh colours, facing Belgium in 2015
Appearances and goals by national team and year
National team Year Apps Goals Ratio
Wales
2006 4 1 0.25
2007 7 1 0.14
2008 5 0 0.00
2009 7 0 0.00
2010 4 1 0.25
2011 6 3 0.50
2012 5 3 0.60
2013 5 2 0.40
2014 5 3 0.60
2015 6 5 0.83
2016 11 7 0.64
2017 3 0 0.00
2018 6 5 0.83
2019 9 2 0.22
Total 83 33 0.39

Honours[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

Southampton Academy
Tottenham Hotspur

Real Madrid

Individual[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Acta del Partido celebrado el 20 de marzo de 2016, en Madrid" [Minutes of the Match held on 20 March 2016, in Madrid] (in Spanish). Royal Spanish Football Federation. Retrieved 15 June 2019.
  2. Hugman, Barry J., ed. (2010). The PFA Footballers' Who's Who 2010–11. Mainstream Publishing. p. 31. ISBN 978-1-84596-601-0.
  3. "Real Madrid C.F. – Official website – Gareth Bale". Real Madrid. 16 July 1989. Retrieved 17 April 2014.
  4. "Gareth Bale All time playing career". Soccerbase. Retrieved 4 August 2013.
  5. Gareth Bale at Soccerway. Retrieved 17 April 2014. Edit this at Wikidata
  6. "17th Football Presentation Awards Evening". Football Association of Wales. 13 November 2007.
  7. "Gareth, Daws scoop awards". Tottenham Hotspur FC. 3 May 2010. Retrieved 3 May 2010.
  8. "Gareth Bale | Tottenham Hotspur News and Supporters Forum". Tottenhamhotspurs.tv. 1989-07-16. Retrieved 2014-04-17.
  9. "Gareth Bale named Wales' player of the year". BBC Sport. 4 October 2010. Retrieved 4 October 2010.
  10. "Gareth Bale retains FA of Wales player of the year award". BBC Sport. 4 October 2011. Retrieved 5 October 2011.
  11. "Gareth Bale wins BBC Wales Sports Personality award". BBC Sport. 6 December 2010.
  12. "UEFA.com users' Team of the Year 2011 revealed". uefa.com. UEFA. 18 January 2012. Retrieved 1 March 2013.
  13. "Bale scoops Player of the Month award". Premier League. 30 April 2010. Retrieved 30 April 2010.
  14. "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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