Gareth Bale

Born: July 16, 1989 (age 26)

Height: 6'0" (183cm)

Hometown: Cardiff, Wales
Nationality: Wales flag Welsh

Position: Left-back/Left midfielder
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-Wales
Sports Mole has 2,715 articles about Gareth Bale. Articles 1 to 40:
Gareth Bale thinks he's scored during the La Liga match between Barcelona and Real Madrid on April 2, 2016
Real Madrid star Gareth Bale suffers knee injury
Real Madrid announce that in-form forward Gareth Bale has a "joint strain in his right knee".
13:22
Zinedine Zidane appears prior to the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Preview: Real Madrid vs. Valencia
Sports Mole previews Sunday's La Liga clash between Real Madrid and Valencia at the Bernabeu.
13:11
Real Madrid's Gareth Bale bursts past Eliaquim Mangala and Fernando of Manchester City during the Champions League semi-final second leg at the Bernabeu on May 4, 2016
Gareth Bale: 'Real Madrid not lucky'
Real Madrid attacker Gareth Bale denies claims that his team were "lucky" to beat Manchester City in the semi-finals of the Champions League.
May 5, 15:28
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his second during the Champions League quarter-final between Real Madrid and Wolfsburg on April 12, 2016
Cristiano Ronaldo: 'Real Madrid controlled the semi-final'
Real Madrid attacker Cristiano Ronaldo insists that his team 'deserved' to overcome Manchester City in the semi-finals of the Champions League.
May 4, 22:17
Gareth Bale celebrates with his Real Madrid teammates after opening the scoring in the Champions League semi-final second leg against Manchester City on May 4, 2016
Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos: 'We deserve spot in Champions League final'
Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos insists that his team 'deserved' to overcome Manchester City to reach the 2016 Champions League final.
May 4, 22:05
Gareth Bale celebrates with his Real Madrid teammates after opening the scoring in the Champions League semi-final second leg against Manchester City on May 4, 2016
Result: Real Madrid make Champions League final
Real Madrid book their spot in the Champions League final courtesy of a 1-0 win over Manchester City in the second leg of their semi-final at the Bernabeu.
May 4, 21:38
Real Madrid's Zinedine Zidane and Manuel Pellegrini of Manchester City in a collage
Live Commentary: Real Madrid 1-0 Manchester City - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the Champions League semi-final second leg between Real Madrid and Manchester City at the Bernabeu.
May 4, 17:45
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo watches on from the sidelines during his side's Champions League semi-final first leg against Manchester City on April 26, 2016
Preview: Real Madrid vs. Manchester City
Sports Mole previews the Champions League semi-final second leg between Real Madrid and Manchester City at the Bernabeu.
May 3, 17:08
Tottenham Hotspur players celebrate a goal by Harry Kane against Bournemouth on March 20, 2016
Report: Tottenham Hotspur will not sell key players
A report claims that Tottenham Hotspur will not consider any offers for their key players during the summer.
May 3, 11:58
Karim Benzema of Real Madrid celebrates with Cristiano Ronaldo after scoring Real's opening goal during the UEFA Champions League Group A match between Real Madrid and Shakhtar Donetsk at estadio Santiago Bernabeu on September 15, 2015
Zinedine Zidane hopeful on Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema fitness
Zinedine Zidane hopes that Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo will be fit to play in next week's meeting with Manchester City, having sat out the win at Real Sociedad.
Apr 30, 19:50
Gareth Bale celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Real Sociedad and Real Madrid on April 30, 2016
Result: Real Madrid temporarily go top of La Liga table
Gareth Bale scores 10 minutes from time as Real Madrid beat Real Sociedad 1-0 at the Anoeta to move to the top of the La Liga table ahead of Barcelona's Sociedad clash.
Apr 30, 16:52
Zinedine Zidane appears prior to the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Live Commentary: Real Sociedad 0-1 Real Madrid - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the La Liga clash between Real Sociedad and Real Madrid at the Anoeta.
Apr 30, 14:02
Gareth Bale reacts to a Rayo goal during the La Liga game between Rayo Vallecano and Real Madrid on April 23, 2016
Real Madrid's Gareth Bale pleased with "disciplined performance"
Real Madrid attacker Gareth Bale considers his team strong favourites to progress from the second leg of their Champions League semi-final with Manchester City next week.
Apr 26, 22:32
Luka Modric of Real Madrid is flanked by Manchester City pair Fernando and Fernandinho during the Champions League semi-final first leg on April 26, 2016
Result: Manchester City, Real Madrid play out goalless draw
Manchester City and Real Madrid play out a goalless draw in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final at the Etihad on Tuesday night.
Apr 26, 21:37
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring a goal against Levante on March 2, 2016
Team News: Cristiano Ronaldo misses out for Real Madrid
Cristiano Ronaldo is left out of the starting XI for Real Madrid's Champions League semi-final first leg against Manchester City after failing a fitness test.
Apr 26, 18:42
Gareth Bale thinks he's scored during the La Liga match between Barcelona and Real Madrid on April 2, 2016
Gareth Bale hopes to "halt" Manchester City's rise in Champions League
Real Madrid star Gareth Bale is hopeful that he and his teammates can stop Manchester City's "rise" in the Champions League.
Apr 26, 12:58
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his second during the Champions League quarter-final between Real Madrid and Wolfsburg on April 12, 2016
Preview: Manchester City vs. Real Madrid
Sports Mole previews Tuesday's Champions League semi-final first leg between Manchester City and Real Madrid at the Etihad Stadium.
Apr 26, 12:07
Gareth Bale thinks he's scored during the La Liga match between Barcelona and Real Madrid on April 2, 2016
Gareth Bale predicting "tough" semi-final at Manchester City
Real Madrid attacker Gareth Bale reveals that he is looking forward to returning to England for Tuesday's Champions League semi-final against Manchester City.
Apr 24, 22:48
Mauricio Pochettino congratulates Dele Alli during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Tottenham Hotspur on April 18, 2016
Dele Alli named PFA Young Player of the Year
Tottenham Hotspur attacker Dele Alli is named the PFA Young Player of the Year for the 2015-16 campaign.
Apr 24, 22:16
Karim Benzema in action during Real Madrid's 10-2 win over Rayo Vallecano on December 20, 2015
Zinedine Zidane 'unsure' on Karim Benzema fitness
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane admits that he is 'unsure' whether Karim Benzema will be fit to face Manchester City in the Champions League semi-finals next week.
Apr 24, 20:08
Gareth Bale thinks he's scored during the La Liga match between Barcelona and Real Madrid on April 2, 2016
Real Madrid's Gareth Bale: "Being the hero isn't important"
Gareth Bale talks up Real Madrid's La Liga battle, rather than focusing on his two-goal contribution against Rayo Vallecano.
Apr 24, 12:21
Gareth Bale reacts to a Rayo goal during the La Liga game between Rayo Vallecano and Real Madrid on April 23, 2016
Zinedine Zidane heaps praise on Real Madrid match-winner Gareth Bale
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane hails "spectacular" match-winner Gareth Bale after the Welshman inspired his team to come from behind and win 3-2 at Rayo Vallecano.
Apr 23, 20:37
Gareth Bale reacts to a Rayo goal during the La Liga game between Rayo Vallecano and Real Madrid on April 23, 2016
Result: Gareth Bale inspires Real Madrid to comeback victory
Gareth Bale scores twice as Real Madrid come from behind to beat Rayo Vallecano 3-2 and move to the top of the La Liga table in the process.
Apr 23, 16:53
Gareth Bale thinks he's scored during the La Liga match between Barcelona and Real Madrid on April 2, 2016
Team News: Gareth Bale in, Cristiano Ronaldo out for Real Madrid
Cristiano Ronaldo is absent from the Real Madrid matchday squad as Gareth Bale returns to the fold.
Apr 23, 14:07
Gareth Bale reacts to a Rayo goal during the La Liga game between Rayo Vallecano and Real Madrid on April 23, 2016
Live Commentary: Rayo Vallecano 2-3 Real Madrid - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the La Liga clash between Rayo Vallecano and Real Madrid, which ended in a 3-2 away win.
Apr 23, 14:00
Wayne Rooney celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Stoke on February 2, 2016
Wayne Rooney named Britain's richest young sportsman
Wayne Rooney tops the Sunday Times Rich List to become Britain's most valuable young sports star, with his wealth increasing by £10m over the past 12 months.
Apr 23, 00:01
Karim Benzema celebrates scoring with Cristiano Ronaldo during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Villarreal on April 20, 2016
Preview: Rayo Vallecano vs. Real Madrid
Sports Mole previews Saturday afternoon's La Liga clash between Rayo Vallecano and Real Madrid in the Spanish capital.
Apr 21, 18:44
Gareth Bale thinks he's scored during the La Liga match between Barcelona and Real Madrid on April 2, 2016
Gareth Bale returns to Real Madrid training
Gareth Bale returns to training with Real Madrid on Thursday morning after sitting out Wednesday's 3-0 win over Villarreal with a minor back problem.
Apr 21, 13:46
Karim Benzema celebrates scoring with Cristiano Ronaldo during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Villarreal on April 20, 2016
Result: Real Madrid keep pace with top two in La Liga
Real Madrid move to within one point of La Liga leaders Barcelona with a 3-0 victory over Villarreal at the Bernabeu on Wednesday night.
Apr 20, 22:53
Lucas Vazquez rewards the camera after scoring during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Eibar on April 9, 2016
Team News: Lucas Vazquez comes in for Gareth Bale at the Bernabeu
Lucas Vazquez replaces Gareth Bale in Real Madrid's starting lineup for the visit of Villarreal at the Bernabeu.
Apr 20, 20:18
Gareth Bale thinks he's scored during the La Liga match between Barcelona and Real Madrid on April 2, 2016
Real Madrid star Gareth Bale ruled out of Villarreal match
Real Madrid star Gareth Bale is ruled out of Wednesday's La Liga match against Villarreal with a muscle injury.
Apr 19, 14:58
Gareth Bale thinks he's scored during the La Liga match between Barcelona and Real Madrid on April 2, 2016
Report: Gareth Bale to reject new Real Madrid deal
Gareth Bale will turn down a new contract offer from Real Madrid in order to return to the Premier League, an Italian media report claims.
Apr 13, 10:31
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring a goal during the Champions League quarter-final between Real Madrid and Wolfsburg on April 12, 2016
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick sees Real Madrid through to semi-finals
Cristiano Ronaldo hits a hat-trick as Real Madrid overcome Wolfsburg 3-2 on aggregate to reach the semi-finals of the Champions League once again.
Apr 12, 21:38
Karim Benzema, who got the keys to my bimmer, celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Espanyol on January 31, 2016
Team News: Karim Benzema starts for Real Madrid in Champions League QF clash against Wolfsburg
Karim Benzema overcomes a knee injury to start for Real Madrid in tonight's Champions League quarter-final showdown against Wolfsburg.
Apr 12, 18:48
Ricardo Rodriguez scores from the penalty spot during the Champions League quarter-final between Wolfsburg and Real Madrid on April 6, 2016
Preview: Real Madrid vs. Wolfsburg
Sports Mole looks ahead to Real Madrid's home Champions League encounter against Wolfsburg.
Apr 11, 23:51
James Rodriguez celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Eibar on April 9, 2016
Result: Real Madrid beat Eibar to go second in La Liga table
Real Madrid move above Atletico Madrid into second position in the La Liga table courtesy of a 4-0 victory over Eibar on Saturday afternoon.
Apr 9, 16:49
Gareth Bale thinks he's scored during the La Liga match between Barcelona and Real Madrid on April 2, 2016
Team News: Gareth Bale on bench for Real Madrid
Gareth Bale starts on the bench as Real Madrid welcome Eibar to the Bernabeu.
Apr 9, 14:11
Real Madrid players celebrate scoring during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Seville on March 20, 2016
Preview: Real Madrid vs. Eibar
Sports Mole previews Saturday's La Liga clash between Real Madrid and Eibar at the Bernabeu.
Apr 7, 18:40
Gareth Bale goes down during the Champions League quarter-final between Wolfsburg and Real Madrid on April 6, 2016
Gareth Bale: "We just weren't good enough"
Gareth Bale admits that his Real Madrid side "just weren't good enough" as they went down 2-0 to Wolfsburg in Germany.
Apr 7, 11:27
Ricardo Rodriguez scores from the penalty spot during the Champions League quarter-final between Wolfsburg and Real Madrid on April 6, 2016
Result: Real Madrid lose by two goals in Germany
Wolfsburg beat Real Madrid 2-0 in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final in Germany on Wednesday night.
Apr 6, 21:37
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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Barcelona362745104297585
2Atletico MadridAtletico36274560164485
3Real Madrid362664105327384
4Villarreal361810844311364
5Athletic Bilbao361771255441158
6Celta Vigo36169115057-757
7Sevilla361410124943652
8Malaga361112133433145
9Valencia361111144444044
10Las PalmasLas Palmas36127174449-543
11Real Sociedad36119164247-542
12EibarEibar36119164656-1042
13Real Betis361011153150-1941
14Espanyol36117183667-3140
15Deportivo La CorunaDeportivo36718114359-1639
16Granada3699184265-2336
17Rayo Vallecano36811174870-2235
18Getafe3698193564-2935
19Sporting GijonSporting Gijon3698193761-2435
20Levante3678213466-3229