Gareth Frank Bale

    Gareth Frank Bale Biography and Career Statistics


    Gareth Frank Bale International Career

    Bale was selected by Wales at the end of the 2005–06 season and made his international debut on 27 May 2006. He first appeared as a substitute in a 2–1 win over Trinidad and Tobago, making him the youngest ever player to play for Wales.Bale, who was just 16 years and 315 days, assisted the winning goal scored by Robert Earnshaw.
    Brian Flynn commented that Bale was potentially a future star of the game, comparing his technical ability to Ryan Giggs. On 7 October 2006, Bale became the youngest player ever to score a goal for the full Welsh national team in the Euro 2008 qualification match against Slovakia with a trademark free kick.He scored his second goal for Wales in a 3–0 win over San Marino on 28 March 2007.
    Bale was eligible to play for England through his grandmother, but he stated in 2007 that:
    "It is an honour to play for Wales... Nobody ever got in touch with me personally from England, only through my agent."
    After a long injury lay-off, he returned and started in the World Cup qualifier against Finland on 10 October 2009. On 14 October, he played a part in Wales' final World Cup qualifier by setting up David Vaughan to score the opening goal against Liechtenstein and won the free kick that led to the second, Aaron Ramsey's first at senior level.
    In December 2010, Bale was awarded the BBC Cymru Sports Personality of the Year trophy.
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    Gareth Frank Bale Welsh footballer wallpapers,pictures,images and wallpapers

    Gareth Frank Bale Welsh footballer wallpapers,pictures,images and wallpapers

    Gareth Frank Bale Welsh footballer wallpapers,pictures,images and wallpapers

    Gareth Frank Bale Welsh footballer wallpapers,pictures,images and wallpapers

    Gareth Frank Bale Welsh footballer wallpapers,pictures,images and wallpapers

    Gareth Frank Bale Welsh footballer wallpapers,pictures,images and wallpapers


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    Gareth Frank Bale 2012 London Olympics

    Bale, who meets the age criteria to play in the 2012 London Olympics, said he would "love to play in the Olympics" for the Great Britain Olympic football team, in defiance of the Welsh FA.

    Gareth Frank Bale International goals

    Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
    1. 7 October 2006 Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, Wales  Slovakia 1 – 2 1 – 5 Euro 2008 qualifying
    2. 28 March 2007 Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, Wales  San Marino 2 – 0 3 – 0 Euro 2008 qualifying
    3. 12 October 2010 St. Jakob-Park, Basel, Switzerland  Switzerland 1 – 1 1 – 4 Euro 2012 qualifying

    Gareth Frank Bale Career statistics

    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 1 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 13 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 1 0 0 0 11 4 0 0 42 11
    Total 77 12 12 0 9 1 21 4 0 0 119 17
    Career Total 117 17 13 0 12 1 21 4 1 0 164 22
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