Gareth Bale

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Gareth Frank Bale (born 16 July 1989) is a Welsh professional footballer who plays as a winger for La Liga club Real Madrid and the Wales national team. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest wingers of his generation and one of the greatest Welsh players of all time.Bale began his professional career at Southampton, playing at left-back and earning acclaim as a free kick specialist. Bale moved to Tottenham Hotspur in 2007, for an eventual £7 million fee. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gareth Bale has received more than 16,933,455 page views. His biography is available in 83 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 81 in 2019). Gareth Bale is the 764th most popular soccer player (down from 429th in 2019), the 1,847th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,330th in 2019) and the 37th most popular British Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Gareth Bale ranks 764 out of 16,923Before him are Kazuhisa Kono, Jacinto Quincoces, Jair da Costa, Ernesto Mascheroni, Lothar Emmerich, and Roberto Cherro. After him are Seiki Ichihara, Wilson da Silva Piazza, Ignacio Zoco, Hugo Gatti, Hércules Brito Ruas, and Ignacio Trelles.

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Among people born in 1989, Gareth Bale ranks 8Before him are Daniel Radcliffe, Carlos Valdes, Avicii, Thomas Müller, Chris Brown, and Taylor Swift. After him are Marco Reus, Taron Egerton, Dakota Johnson, Alexandre Pato, Úrsula Corberó, and Tyga.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Gareth Bale ranks 1,847 out of 6,924Before him are William Blackstone (1723), James Bruce (1730), Caratacus (15), Anthony Asquith (1902), Angela Carter (1940), and Lady Hester Stanhope (1776). After him are Lindsay Duncan (1950), John Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe (1859), Chas Chandler (1938), Gorden Kaye (1941), Ronnie O'Sullivan (1975), and Princess Mary of Great Britain (1723).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Gareth Bale ranks 37Before him are Geoff Hurst (1941), Dixie Dean (1907), Jimmy Savile (1926), John Toshack (1949), Gordon Milne (1937), and Ally McCoist (1962). After him are Ian Callaghan (1942), Paul Gascoigne (1967), Billy Wright (1924), Bill Foulkes (1932), Herbert Chapman (1878), and Tommy Taylor (1932).

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