Gareth Frank Bale MBE (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.

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. 

Bale was transferred to Real Madrid in 2013 for an undisclosed fee, which was confirmed to be a world record transfer fee of £85.1 million (€100.8 million). Being part of the subsequent trio dubbed BBC, alongside Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema, Bale helped the club to win the 2013–14 Copa del Rey and UEFA Champions League, scoring in both finals

Bale made his senior international debut for Wales in May 2006, becoming the youngest player at that point to represent Wales. He has since earned over 100 caps and scored 39 international goals, making him Wales' top goalscorer of all time.

With his deal with Real Madrid expiring, Gareth Bale's next destination is going to be Los Angeles with LAFC. according to Tom Bogert. 

Bale will sign a 12 month deal with Los Angeles FC that will run from this summer's transfer window until next summer which will encompass half of the MLS season. 

A short term destination makes sense for Bale who is presumably looking to maintain fitness ahead of the November World Cup in Qatar. Cardiff City was another destination under consideration as well as Getafe which would have allowed the Welshman to stay in Madrid. 

But LAFC appear to have won out, and continued their summer of courting global superstars adding Bale on a TAM deal. They've also added Georgio Chiellini from Juventus but what's impressive is that neither has cost LAFC one of their designated player spots.

While Bale's career has been in decline over the last several years as he's lost some of his devastating pace and also being largely on the outside looking in at Real Madrid,

Speaking of the World Cup, with Wales and the United States being in the same group, Bale can get some scouting reports in on United States men's national team players. Not only will he be playing with Kellyn Acosta but LAFC's remaining schedule will see him face Walker Zimmerman,