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Gareth Bale tror på rumvæsner og var som forbandet – nu er trofæskabet og kontoen fyldt

Gareth Bale har gude- og legendestatus i både Wales og Tottenham, men i Spanien kritiserer de stjernespilleren, selv om han har vundet alt med Real Madrid og afgjort talrige finaler. Lørdag aften kan han stoppe Danmarks EM-togt. Omvendt kan Danmark måske stoppe Gareth Bales karriere.

Gareth Bale har storspillet for Wales under EM med to oplæg. Han brændte dog et straffespark mod Tyrkiet. Foto: Alberto Lingria/AFP Soccer Football - Euro 2020 Qualifier - Group E - Wales v Hungary - Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff, Wales, Britain - November 19, 2019 Fans display a Wales flag in reference to Gareth Bale before the match Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers Soccer Football - Euro 2020 - Group A - Italy v Wales - Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy - June 20, 2021 Wales' Gareth Bale reacts after being replaced Pool via REUTERS/Alberto Lingria Soccer Football - Euro 2020 - Group A - Italy v Wales - Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy - June 20, 2021 Wales' Gareth Bale reacts after a missed chance as Italy's Gianluigi Donnarumma looks on Pool via REUTERS/Ryan Pierse Soccer Football - Premier League - Leicester City v Tottenham Hotspur - King Power Stadium, Leicester, Britain - May 23, 2021 Tottenham Hotspur's Gareth Bale celebrates scoring their fourth goal as Leicester City's Kasper Schmeichel and Caglar Soyuncu look dejected Pool via REUTERS/Shaun Botterill EDITORIAL USE ONLY.No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation.No use in betting, games or single club /league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details. Gareth Bale har haft en overbevisende sæson i Tottenham, som han endte med to mål i en sæsonafgørende kamp mod Kasper Schmeichels Leicester. Mike Egerto/Reuters. Soccer Football - Premier League - Tottenham Hotspur v Aston Villa - Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London, Britain - May 19, 2021 Tottenham Hotspur's Gareth Bale applauds to fans during a lap of appreciation after the match Pool via REUTERS/Paul Childs EDITORIAL USE ONLY.No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation.No use in betting, games or single club /league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details. Tottenham's Gareth Bale, center, celebrates after scoring his side's third goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur at the King Power Stadium, in Leicester, England, Sunday, May 23, 2021. (Shaun Botterill/Pool via AP) Tottenham Hotspur's Gareth Bale controls the ball during their English Premier League soccer match against Aston Villa at the White Hart Lane stadium in London, Monday, Oct. 23, 2011. (AP Photo/Bogdan Maran) FILE - In this Saturday, May 24, 2014 file photo Real Madrid's Gareth Bale celebrates after scoring his side's second goal in the Champions League final soccer match against Atletico Madrid at the Luz Stadium in Lisbon, Portugal. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File)

Pausefløjtet lyder, og hjemmeholdets fans jubler. Måltavlen viser 4-0 til Inter.

Det er en sen oktoberaften i 2010 i Milano. Tottenham bliver skilt ad på udebane i Champions League. Men der er ét lyspunkt. En ung og lynende hurtig Gareth Bale indtager Tottenhams venstrekant, og i løbet af de sidste 45 minutter har han slået sit navn fast på den europæiske verdensscene...

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