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Bale, an indisputable player for Wales, but not for Real Madrid

German Centeno
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Bale, an indisputable player for Wales, but not for Real Madrid
Bale returns to the Wales national team

Clearly in recent years you have seen a different Gareth Bale when he wears the Wales jersey, you can see a face of commitment and responsibility. The Real Madrid player is the leader and captain of his team, he is the one who carries all the illusion of a country behind him.

The Welshman wears this shirt with great pride and always responds when required. Thanks to the player's performances, his team reached the semi-finals of the European Championship in France in 2016 and the round of 16 in the last edition of the continental tournament.

He is also the top scorer in Welsh history with 33 goals and all hopes are pinned on him to attend the next World Cup in Qatar next year. Wales have not attended a World Cup event since 1958.

Wales' next two games will be essential to continue dreaming of their participation in Qatar 2022, they will face Belarus and Belgium.

Bale of the national team Vs Bale of Real Madrid

Bale, an indisputable player for Wales, but not for Real Madrid
Bale at Real Madrid

The image of the exciting and assertive Welsh forward contrasts with the image he shows at Real Madrid where you can see a football and physical apathy, added to it all the injuries he has had in the white team, which continues to prevent him perform successfully in recent seasons.

The figure of Bale from five or six years ago has not returned, neither Zidane nor with Mourinho at Tottenha, last season when he was on loan and now Ancelotti. Nobody has been able to find the best performance of Bale, so clearly Real Madrid already wants to end this relationship permanently at the end of the season.

Bale ends his contract with Real Madrid in June 2022, so the club does not plan to renew him and could be leaving the next summer market in free condition. However, it is thought that the club will look for him out on loan in January.

Clearly in the Real Madrid bands there is a lot of talent left over, so Bale is not necessary right now. The Spanish club has Rodrygo, Asensio, Lucas Vazquez or Vinicius. While Bale and Hazard continue to be increasingly forgotten by a team of young people full of talents and eager to play football.

High medical

Bale, an indisputable player for Wales, but not for Real Madrid
Bale receives medical discharge

The British winger has received medical discharge from the Real Madrid club just before the national team break, so the Welsh had a free pass to be called up by his team despite having several months without playing. Giggs has decided to summon him no matter he is off the beat.

This has been a situation that at Real Madrid dislikes and is that there are already several occasions where Bale returns from an injury and does not play for the club, but he does with his national team. Bale's last official match was played precisely with his Welsh team, against Estonia on September 8th.

Three days after returning to the Spanish club, in Valdebebas, during training prior to the game against Celta de Vigo, Wales would suffer a new injury, this time an ailment in his right knee, a mishap that has forced him to miss 13 games Real Madrid this season and two with his national team.

Once his medical discharge has been known, Gareth Bale has not hesitated to answer the call of his team again, which has great aspirations to be in the World Cup in Qatar next year.

Your aspirations to attend Qatar 2022

Bale, an indisputable player for Wales, but not for Real Madrid
Bale dreams of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar

With two games to go, Wales is third in group E with 11 points, tied with the Czech Republic who have one game less and are five points behind the leaders Belgium, with whom they will have to play in the second game of this FIFA date.

This Saturday Wales will be playing Belarus and next Tuesday they will play Belgium, which can be a true final. Bale's selection can be classified in the second position of group E that would send them to the repêchage and thus be able to continue dreaming of attending the World Cup next year.

The player's representative Jonatham Barnett commented: "From the first day I met him he told me that the special thing for him was the Wales national team. There was a possibility that he will play for England, but Gareth Bale told me never say again. That's if you want to be my agent. He's a fanatic Welshman".

These words have been more than evidenced, he is a player who plays for his team with a lot of love, shows a feeling of reciprocity with the fans who, despite being a footballer who will go down in the history of Real Madrid for what he achieved in the club in important and key moments, could never emerge in the Spanish club.