Gareth Bale

Soccer Player

Birthday July 16, 1989

Birth Sign Cancer

Birthplace Cardiff, Wales

Age 34 years old

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Former winger who won the PFA Players' Player of the Year, PFA Young Player of the Year, and the FWA Footballer of the Year awards during the 2012-13 season while playing for Tottenham Hotspur. He made his debut with the Welsh national team in 2006 and transferred from Tottenham to Real Madrid in 2013. In January 2023, he'd announce his retirement.  

Before Fame

He played soccer, rugby, and hockey at Whitchurch High School in Cardiff and started his professional career at Southampton, where he played left back. 


He had an incredible season in 2010, playing for Tottenham in the Champions League and winning the Wales Player of the Year Award.  He scored an epic goal in stoppage time in overtime in the MLS cup finals helping Los Angeles FC secure a championship.

Family Life

He married Emma Rhys-Jones in 2019. They have three children together named Alba, Axel and Nava. 

Associated With

He played alongside Aaron Lennon on Tottenham from 2007 to 2013.