Gareth Bale 2022 FIFA World Cup Preview

By Jeff Stinger

Wales secured its place in Qatar after denying Ukraine a chance at the World Cup. It was a contest of immense sporting significance for the nation. This is their first appearance on the big stage since 1958 when they went on to the quarterfinals only to be sent home by a 17-year-old Pele. This time around, they have one of the most renowned wingers in the game at their disposal. Get a full look at Nitrobetting’s 2022 FIFA World Cup Player Spotlight: Gareth Bale down below.

2022 FIFA World Cup Player Spotlight: Gareth Bale

More left in the tank

It’s difficult to believe that the Welsh soccer player is only 32, given that he’s had successful careers with Tottenham and Real Madrid. During his combined 15 years with both clubs, we’ve seen his physique transform significantly. We first witnessed him as a skinny and quick left back at Southampton and Tottenham. During his latter years with the Spurs, he built more muscle and became more capable of diving down both flanks.

Bale then went on to Real Madrid after a record-breaking transfer fee, where he went on a roller coaster ride with immense pressure and alienation by Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane during his latter years with the La Liga team. Nevertheless, it’s safe to say that Bale would play a decisive element in Wales’ 2022 World Cup Campaign with his fitness levels and skill still up there with the best of the best.

Speed, strength, and stamina all in one

Bale was one of the fastest soccer players at his peak. He was first known as an offensive left-back at the start of his career. The former Tottenham player is predominantly known for his immense speed, unmatched strength, and stamina. Bale is also a dominant force in the air with good technique and ball control. All of this combined allows him to pierce through defenses and make runs into space where he can create opportunities for himself or his teammates.

As Wales’ team captain developed into a complete winger, his style of play drew the attention of many. He is described as a player with great speed, pinpoint crossing, and a strong left foot. We eagerly await his first-ever World Cup appearance as +5,000 top goalscorer winner.

The decisive piece

Gareth Bale earned a spot in history books after helping his nation earn a ticket to the 2022 Qatar World Cup. The former Real Madrid hit the freekick that ended up being the match-winner in their last qualifying game, and his presence couldn’t be more emphasized after. This ends the 64-year drought Wales had to go through before returning to the biggest international soccer event in the world.

Ultimately, Bale’s presence is nothing short of pivotal for Wales. They trail favorites England as +550 winners of Group B, and we expect a knockout appearance for the squad should everyone stay healthy after the first round.

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