Gareth Bale signs 100 million euros contract with Real Madrid

Footballer Gareth Bale signed a six-year contract with Real Madrid on a humongous fee of 100 million euros ($132 million) which is a new world record making it a biggest transfer of a football player in the world. Previously, the record was with Cristiano Ronaldo when Madrid paid 93 million euros to Manchester United for his transfer in 2009.

Who is Gareth Bale?

Gareth Frank Bale is a Welsh footballer who plays for Spanish La Liga club Real Madrid and the Wales national team as a winger. Bale is described by his admirers as a footballer with “tremendous speed, great crossing ability, a great left foot and exceptional physical qualities”.Bale was awarded PFA Young Player of the Year, the PFA Players’ Player of the Year and the FWA Footballer of the Year awards during the season 2012–13.

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