Gareth Bale: Six statistics that prove Welshman is a Real Madrid legend

Gareth Bale: Six statistics that prove Welshman is a Real Madrid legend

Gareth Bale's Real Madrid career is finally coming to an end. The Welshman is on the cusp of joining Tottenham Hotspur on a season-long loan and it's highly unlikely he'll ever return to the Spanish capital. Bale signed for Los Blancos in an £85m deal back in the summer of 2013 and has enjoyed a pretty successful stint at the Bernabeu. During his best years with Real Madrid, Bale was without question one of the best players on the planet, scoring goals for fun and contributing in big games. However, his reputation at the club has been soured in recent years and Zinedine Zidane has offered him little to no game time at all. The Frenchman will be pleased to see the back of the 31-year-old, but it's easy to forget how good Bale was in the famous white shirt. There's no two ways about it, he's a Real Madrid legend and while some fans may not recognise that fact, we've detailed six points below that perfectly support our argument. He's won 13 trophies in just seven years When a player has averaged nearly two trophies per year at a club, how on earth can you not label them a legend? Especially when four of them were Champions Leagues. During his own playing days, Zidane only won six trophies in five years... Ronaldo is - rightly - viewed as a Real Madrid legend, but the iconic Brazilian's tally of 104 goals for the club in all competitions is ...
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