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EuroStars: The most expensive player on Earth – Gareth Bale

| 26.05.2016

The summer’s European Championship in France is fast approaching, and with a bumper haul of 24 teams seeking glory, that means more heroes, more first goalscorers to lump on, more bookings, corners, the lot, and of course, more EuroStars to marvel at.

We love the big tournaments, and this year promises to be a belter.

Ahead of the games we’ll be running the rule over the biggest and best players at the Championships, who’ll be hoping to steal all the headlines this summer.

Today we’re looking at a man who is set to shine on the big stage for the first time…

Name: Gareth Bale

D.O.B: 16 July 1989

Country: Wales

Club: Real Madrid

The Big Stat: Is the world’s most expensive footballer

Prize Asset: Pace, so much pace

International Pedigree: 54 appearances, 19 goals – seven in qualifying directly contributing to nine points

Twitter: @GarethBale11

Price Tag: £60m – according to transfermarkt.co.uk.

ZENICA, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA - OCTOBER 10: Gareth Bale of Wales in action during the Euro 2016 qualifying football match between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Wales at the Stadium Bilino Polje in Elbasan on October 10, 2015. (Photo by Srdjan Stevanovic/Getty Images)

All Odds and Markets are correct as of the date of publishing.



Richard Marsh

Richard loves his sport, especially if it involves the sound of tyres screaming around a race track. He's not fussy though and his '90s Premier League nostalgia and knowledge of team nicknames is tough to match.