Real Madrid, is a professional football club based in Madrid, Spain. It is the most successful club in Spanish football in terms of international and overall trophies, and was voted by FIFA as the most successful football club of the 20th century, having won a record 31 La Liga titles, 18 Spanish "Copa del Rey" Cups, 8 Spanish Super Cups, 1 Copa Eva Duarte and 1 Copa de la Liga, a record 9 UEFA Champions Leagues, 2 UEFA Cups, 1 UEFA Super Cup and 3 Intercontinental Cups
- Gareth Bale was born on 16th July 1989 in Cardiff, Wales.
- His middle name is Frank.
- His 6′ 1″ tall (1.86 metres).
- His footballing hero was Ryan Giggs.
- Gareth Bale made his professional debut at the age of 16 years and 275 days. He played for Southampton against Millwall.
Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas is former national hero who became a scapegoat after his team were annihilated by the Netherlands in their opening game of the 2014 World Cup. Controversially, Spain’s coach Vicente Del Bosque wil start the team’s must-win game against Chile in the famed Maracana in Rio.