‘He mocks the shield he defends’: Gareth Bale is whipped as a ‘bad example’ by the furious Spanish media after the winger played for Wales despite not playing for Real Madrid since September due to injury
- Gareth Bale has only played three times for Real Madrid this season due to injury
- The winger started for Wales in their victory over Belarus, sparking anger in Spain.
- Members of the press have criticized the star under fire for being a ‘bad example’
- Bale was retired at halftime, but later revealed that the trade was planned in advance.
Gareth Bale has been criticized as a ‘bad example’ by the press in Spain after playing for Wales last night and being withdrawn at halftime, despite not playing for Real Madrid after a hamstring tear in September. .
Winger Bale was forced to reveal after the match after Wales’ win against Belarus that his replacement was planned in advance, but his attitude has since been scathingly described as “unpresentable” by frustrated journalists.
He has not played at club level since August 28, in Madrid’s clash against Real Betis, but he lined up with his country from the beginning in the World Cup tie.
Gareth Bale has been criticized as a ‘bad example’ after his cameo with Wales against Belarus
In El Sanhedrin de Carrusel Deportivo, via WHATAntonio Romero pointed to this statistic and even criticized the 32-year-old as a “bad example in the locker room.”
His attitude is unpresentable of being the highest paid of Real Madrid. Madrid on June 30 takes a weight off their shoulders, ‘said Romero. I think he is a bad example in the dressing room and someone in private should sing him forty.
“It is a pity that today he starts with the national team after more than two months without playing for Madrid. He is mocking the shield he defends.
Bale has only played three times for Real Madrid this season as a result of a hamstring injury.
Adding to the feeling of anger, Miguel Martín Talaver said: ‘I think that if a player is injured and is out with his team, UEFA should change something there. The biggest misfortune is that he has been injured again.
Bale started the season brilliantly with Carlo Ancelotti, having played in the first two LaLiga games of the campaign, but then recovered his latest setback in training and was excluded from action for two months.
Remarkably, his cameo against Belarus was his fourth international appearance this season. In comparison, he has only played three times for Madrid.
Earlier this week the former Tottenham player insisted he was ready and eager to get back on the pitch for Wales.
The winger has stood out more for his country and his club this season, which has caused anger in Spain
“Obviously I’m not at my best, but I’ve worked to go back in time and I’m as good as I could be right now,” Bale said.
“I haven’t played in two months, so I don’t have a rhythm, but I’ll do my best. I do not know if I will be able to play the whole game, but I will give 100 percent, since that is what I always demand of myself. ”
Manager Carlo Ancelotti gave him the green light to travel to the international team despite his lack of time in training camp.
Ancelotti said: ‘He trained with the team but he will not be in the team because he has not trained much with the team.
Bale was forced to insist that his replacement at halftime this weekend had been planned in advance.
Despite starting the campaign brilliantly with Madrid, Bale has since been derailed by setbacks.
“He will go to Wales and they will assess whether he is fit or not.” It will depend on how the player trains there.
“Bale is fine and it is clear that it is very important that he feels good training after two months away and if he feels confident.
“It is not his best stage here, but the fans will not forget what he has done and we have to keep the faith.
“If he is right when he comes back from international service and he deserves to play, he will play.”