Despite playing at left-back he scored five goals and was extremely impressive in his first season. The Premier League soon came calling and in Bale signed a four-year deal with Tottenham Hotspur. His career at White Hart Lane didn't get off to the best start, as he played in a record 24 games without a win, but in late he seized his chance to secure a regular place in the first team and since then he has proved to be a top-class footballer with a stunning hat-trick in Tottenham's Europa League tie against Inter Milan at the San Siro and a man-of-the-match performance in the return leg.
Currently, he has almost 33 million followers on Instagram and 17 million followers on Twitter. Bale combines the height and build of an metre runner like Steve Ovett with the acceleration and directness of a rugby winger like Bryan Habana. Archived from the original on 2 April Fantastic Football Facts. It syncs automatically with your account and allows you to read online or offline wherever you are.
Bale has unsurprisingly also made several appearances for Wales, and his talent has been compared to that of the legendary Ryan Giggs. He's fast, he's strong, he's an excellent crosser of the ball and he scores goals. This is the fascinating biography of Tottenham's latest superstar player. Reviews Review Policy.
Published on. He scored again, at St. Mary's , against Coventry City in the team's second game of the —07 season with another free kick. His final game for Southampton was in the first leg of the Championship play-off semi-final against Derby County on 12 May Bale suffered an injury during the second half, preventing him from appearing in the second leg.
Patrick's Athletic on 12 July , but was substituted on the 80th minute with a minor dead leg. On 2 December , Bale was substituted after sustaining an injury resulting from a tackle from Fabrice Muamba in the league fixture against Birmingham City. A scan revealed that Bale had suffered ligament damage to his right ankle, consigning him to an extended period on the sidelines. Bale had exploratory surgery on 11 December. Gareth is obviously disappointed to be sidelined for this length of time but he is still young and we have to do what is best for him in the long run.
Bale came off the bench in the 98th minute in extra time with the final result deadlocked at 0—0 resulting in a penalty shoot-out that ended 4—1 to Manchester United. Bale signed a new four-year deal with the club in August In June , Bale underwent surgery for a knee injury, ruling him out for over two months. He missed pre-season matches and it was projected that he would miss the first few weeks of the —10 season.
This was Bale's first ever involvement in a Premier League win, after not being on the winning side since the Southampton move.
Bale's good form continued and he was named Player of the Round after helping Spurs to a 3—1 win in the sixth round replay of the FA Cup against Fulham. On 21 August , Bale scored twice in a 2—1 win at Stoke City , the second of which was a head-high volley into the top right hand corner of the goal.
Tottenham lost the match 4—3, having been 4—0 down inside the first 35 minutes and playing with ten men for over 80 minutes of the match after goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes had been sent off in the eighth minute for a professional foul on Inter's Jonathan Biabiany. On 4 November, Bale stated that he intended to remain at Tottenham for the remainder of his recently signed four-year contract, despite reported interest from other clubs,  then, in December, he was awarded the BBC Wales Sports Personality of the Year trophy.
Bale scored his first goal of the season on 24 September , in an away game against Wigan Athletic. The game ended in a 2—1 victory for Tottenham. He marked the goal with a tribute to Gary Speed by holding up his left boot, with "R. P Gary Speed" stitched on it, in front of the Bolton fans. He scored his third brace of the season as he scored twice against Wigan, on 31 January to take his tally to ten goals for the season. On 27 June, Bale signed a new four-year contract, committing his future to the club until For the —13 season, Bale changed his squad number from 3 to 11 as he was "not a left-back anymore" and had asked the club for a "higher number".
This took Spurs into third place, and strengthened their Champions League ambitions. In Bale's next game, he scored directly from two free kicks, one from 35 yards out just before half time and another from 25 yards out in the dying seconds of injury time, to give Tottenham a 2—1 victory over Olympique Lyonnais in the first leg of their Europa League round of 32 tie on 14 February.
This took Bale to a tally of ten goals in his previous ten appearances. His second, a long range dipping strike from over 30 yards, in the dying stages of the game, capped a world class performance. This was his eighth goal in six games. The goal gave Spurs a 1—0 win as well as being Bale's 20th in the Premier League in his th appearance for Spurs. On 19 May, Bale scored a 90th-minute goal from 25 yards out.
This goal gave Spurs a 1—0 win over Sunderland, but was not enough to give them Champions League football for the following season. On 1 September , Spanish club Real Madrid announced that they had reached an agreement for the transfer of Bale,  signing a six-year deal in a then world record deal. The first half of Bale's season was plagued by injuries; of Real's first 16 games after his signing, Bale missed five and was substituted on or off in six others, playing only five full games.
Although Bale only played the final 26 minutes, his free kick led to Cristiano Ronaldo's second goal of the game. Barcelona won the game 2—1, and Bale's performance drew some media criticism. Following his impressive performance the Spanish press nicknamed Bale "The Cannon". In November, he assisted a further two goals in Madrid's 3—2 victory over Rayo Vallecano ,  before scoring in a 2—2 draw with Juventus in the Champions League.
It was a " perfect hat-trick ": one goal with a header and one with each foot. On 26 February , he scored twice in Real Madrid's 6—1 win against Schalke 04 in the Champions League round of 16 first leg. On 20 March , Bale scored his 43rd La Liga goal in a 4—0 defeat of Sevilla to surpass Gary Lineker as the highest scoring British player in the competition's history.
On 30 October , Bale signed a new contract with Madrid until Despite suffering several injuries during the season, he managed to feature 19 times for Madrid as they won their 33rd La Liga title. The —18 season saw some improvement in Bale's goalscoring record across the league, cup competitions, and in the Champions League. This goal came from the match against Borussia Dortmund in the group stages, when he opened the scoring in a 3—1 victory in Germany.
Bale was selected by Wales at the end of the —06 season for a friendly against Trinidad and Tobago on 27 May Wales youth guru Brian Flynn commented that Bale was potentially a future star of the game, comparing his technical ability to that of Ryan Giggs. During this time he played as a running back. He is a speedy guy and has a very powerful left foot. He made a name for himself as a free kick specialist and started to play forward as a winger.
www.cantinesanpancrazio.it/components/lucusag/706-prezzo-del-cellulare.php He started to win matches on his own for Tottenham. Family Partner: Emma Rhys-Jones.
In , he broke the record for transfers as he transferred to Real Madrid for million Euros. He scored the decisive goals in both the matches. He has done justice to his price tag on him with goals and assists. He is a left footed Cristiano Ronaldo in a lot of ways. He is super-fast, good dribbling skills, strong weak foot right feet powerful long shots, free kick specialist, good header and perfect crossing ability. That can be labeled as a complete package.