Gareth Bale Sets up New Transfer Record

Gareth Bale Sets up the New Transfer Record

Gareth Bale will join Real Madrid, the Spanish soccer super club, for six years leaving Tottenham’s Hotspur (English premier League).

Unveiling of the contract will take place at Real’s Bernabeu Stadium on Monday.

Gareth Bale was named the “Player of the Year” by PFA Player’s in 2011 and 2013.

Sum paid for his transfer is the largest so far in the soccer history – €100 million ($132). The previous records also belonged to Real Madrid and were paid for Christano Ronaldo in 2009 – €94 and €75 for Zinedine Zidane in 2001.

Written by Alsu Salakhutdinov

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