Gareth Bale the name is enough to introduce itself. One of the most popular and decorated footballers of the present time. The original name of the player is Gareth Frank Bale. Bale is a superstar of the football game. Most of the people who watch football know the name Gareth Bale.
Bale is known for his physicality, pace, ball control, goal scoring, passing and defensive work rate. Bale is a complete forward. Bale has all the attributes a forward needs. Bale now plays as a winger but he can also play as a center forward or striker.
Bale Plays for the Wales national team and Real Madrid. Gareth Bale came to Real Madrid on a record breaking deal back in mid-2013 and has been playing for them ever since.
Bale started his career with Southampton as a left back. But over the years he changed his playing style and became a forward.
Bale is one of the highest paid footballers of all time. Bale earned a lot of money over the years not only by playing football but also by playing golf as a professional player.
In 2021, the estimated net worth of Bale is approximately USD 145 million.
Bale started his senior professional career as a footballer back in 2006 with Southampton. He played only one season with that team. He got USD 130K for that season from that club.
The next season he switched teams and joined Tottenham Hotspur. He stayed with Tottenham Hotspur for six seasons. He received a salary of USD 3 million from 2007 to 2010 for each season. Later in 2011 he signed a deal with that club and he started getting USD 9 million for each season till his last season.
In mid-2013, Bale joined Real Madrid and has been playing with that club ever since. In his first three seasons he got USD 18.5 million from Real Madrid annually. Later he signed a new deal in 2017 with Real Madrid and started to get paid USD 31 million for each season. Bale also gets bonuses annually based on his performance.