Recently, the captain of the Wales National Football Team announced his own retirement. He is none other than Gareth Bale. He is 33 years of age when he specifically makes the announcement. The public knows about it through his social media accounts.
To those who might not know, the Wales National Football Team represents Wales in international football. Football Association of Wales (FAW) controls the team. They have been a member of FIFA since 1946 and a member of UEFA since 1954.
Some facts about Gareth Bale, he was indeed the most-capped male player in the nation. Other than that, he also holds the record for men’s goalscorer. In addition, he is a five-time Champions League winner with Real Madrid as well. Such an amazing player.
He said in his post, “My journey on the international stage is one that has changed not only my life but who I am. The fortune of being Welsh and being selected to play for and captain Wales has given me something incomparable to anything else I’ve experienced”. He also added, “I am honored and humbled to have been able to play a part in the history of this incredible country, to have felt the support and passion of the red wall, and together have been too unexpected and amazing places”.
Los Angeles Football Club has paid tribute to their star, Gareth Bale with a very heartwarming video and also his achievements.
Forever a champion.
Forever a legend.
Forever Black & Gold.
Congrats on a historic career, @GarethBale11. 👏
— LAFC (@LAFC) January 9, 2023