Gareth Bale would he have the head in football? Not so long ago, the question could arise. Remember his mega provocation one evening of qualification for Euro-2020. He then proudly posed behind a Welsh flag with the slogan “Wales. Golf. Madrid. In that order. The break with Real was then consummated and the supersonic winger (or attacker) paid for his club at the time, less important than his (golf) clubs.
During this World Cup, Bale had planned to take them out on a simulator that he had brought to the base camp of his selection. he was counting on working on his swing indoors in the absence of a real 19-hole course, but the Welsh captain ultimately made little use of the equipment. It was his partner Harry Wilson who told the DailyMail. “He didn’t play as much going into the game because I think his back is bothering him a bit,” the Fulham winger explained.
The British tabloid specifies that the Welsh have a poker room and an inflatable dragon in the swimming pool of their hotel. Gareth, penalty scorer in the first match, still has a little fun before the match against Iran on Friday (11 a.m.).