Gareth Bale Net Worth! Gareth Bale is currently playing for Real Madrid of the La Liga Club and is also the winger of the Welsh national team. After passing high school, Bale was drafted into the Southampton football club in 2006. He became the second youngest player in the history of the club. Bale won the BBC Wales Young Sports Personality of the year, and he was seen as a free kick specialist at the time.
Many other clubs showed interest for him for quite some time and finally, in the latter half of 2013, he decided to join Real Madrid. In January of 2014, it was finally relieved to be 100.8 million Euros, which was a world record at the time, surpassing Cristiano Ronaldo’s 94 million.
He impressed his new team and fans by scoring a goal on his debut against Villarreal. The 2016-17 season started with Bale signing a new agreement with the club which extended his stay at Madrid till 2022.
Bale was also set to represent Great Britain in the 2012 London Olympics. There was a controversy at the time with the Welsh football association, who chose not to be a part of the Great Britain team.
Bale was ready to defy his national association to be a part of the Great Britain team but eventually, he had to pull out of the tournament due to a back injury.
Gareth transferred to Real Madrid in September 2013 for a record 85.3 million GBP, the largest amount paid for a football player ever. He eventually signed an extension that keeps him with the team through 2022. The contract pays $33 million per year. That’s enough to make him one of the 10 highest-paid soccer players in the world.