gareth bale At the age of 33, he decided to retire from both club and international football.
The Welshman is well below the average retirement age, but his career began to drift after leaving Real Madrid when he struggled to make the expected impact. tottenham hotspur.
Despite his individual form and poor relations with fans and the Spanish press, veil Still managed to win a lot of major trophies.
He won La Liga Santander three times and the Champions League five times, making him one of the most awarded British players in history.
He has been a talisman for the Welsh national team in recent years, helping them reach the quarter-finals of the 2016 EURO and leading them to their second World Cup appearance at the 2022 Qatar World Cup.
In a statement posted on Twitter about his retirement from both club and international football, veil “From the first touch in Southampton to the finish. LAFC And everything in between has shaped a club career that I am immensely proud of and grateful for.
“Playing for my country and being captain 111 times is truly a dream come true. It feels impossible to express my gratitude to everyone who has played a part in this journey. increase.
“I am grateful to the many people who have changed my life and helped shape my career in ways I could never have dreamed of when I started at the age of nine.”