It’s the English tabloid The Mirror who affirms it exclusively, Gareth Bale will retire from football in 2022, i.e. at the end of his contract binding him to real Madrid (loaned to Tottenham since 2020). The Wales striker is currently on vacation since his country’s elimination at theEuro 2020, and will return very soon to Valdebebas, the training center of the Merengues. The 31-year-old wants to finish his contract at Real, under the orders of the Italian Carlo Ancelotti, the one who, precisely, brought him back to Spain 8 years ago, in 2013, for more than 100 million euros (record transfer at the time).
Real Madrid mercato: Gareth Bale will retire in 2022
According to the English media, Gareth Bale would not want to continue football next summer, at the end of his contract with Real Madrid. According to Mirror, the Welshman nevertheless wishes to play with the selection of Wales on the sidelines of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. It would then be his last moments on a lawn, since he would hang up his crampons definitively thereafter. Gareth Bale, who was on loan at Tottenham this season, has told his friends and representatives that he does not want to find a new club when his contract ends. He will therefore retire from a club at only 32 years old next summer.
Gareth Bale to conclude successful career at Worlds
The forward, at Real Madrid since 2013, has won 4 Champions Leagues and scored over 100 goals for Los Blancos. Arrived from Tottenham where the Welshman had exploded in the eyes of everyone, he will train with Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema, the legendary trio which will make known to Real its most glorious years, the BBC. In decline for a few seasons, Gareth Bale had been loaned to his former club for a season. In 2022, at the end of his contract which binds him to Real, Gareth Bale nevertheless wishes to help his country, where he is a real leader, during the World Cup in Qatar, which will take place in December 2022.