A team certainly has its credible player. No exception for Wales that successfully qualified for Euro 2016. It became Wales’ first participation in a major tournament since 1958. Although they had been absent from the big tournaments for more than half a century, they are the highest ranked fourth seed that has Gareth Bale, a world-class match-winner player as their top player. Who is Gareth Bale? How is his ability? Why could he be elected to the national team?
Gareth Bale Is Ready to Fire Wales Up in Euro 2016 through His Skill
A rare and expensive player
Gareth Bale has become the most expensive player in the world. His record sales reached 86 million pounds, beat Ronaldo who only reached 80 million pounds. Why did this happen? Gale is a rare player: a left-back who can venture into all positions. His skill is supported by the ability to run fast. One praised for Bale is the ability to adapt. As a result, he became a complete player. He can play as a winger or behind the strikers. That ability is the reason he got the nickname The Next Ryan Gigs.
Combination of speed and technique
When speed and techniques merge into one, the result is Gareth Bale, the most complete midfielder with a left foot shot just like a cannon shot. In his early career as a lateral, Bale play left-back, but his physical ability has put his position as an attacking wing, closer to the opponent’s area. If he plays on the left wing, he can easily get behind the opponent. If he is in the right wing, he will go to the center to release his incredible left foot shot. Speed is his main weapon, but his technique has also enabled him to become the last feeder. It is a total threat for the opponent.
His speed, great physical qualities, and ability to make crossing made him got some praise and awards in 2010 and 2013. Those are the PFA Young Player of the Year, PFA Players of the Year and FWA Footballer of the Year.
Bale in Euro 2016 qualifying
Gareth Bale has been enthroned Welsh player of the year for the fifth time. In this case, this Real Madrid star was collecting his fifth title in six years, in which the failure only occurred in 2012 when the Liverpool midfielder Joe Allen has been named as the best Welsh player. It is of course not without reasons. Bale has the highest number of shots than any other player in the qualifiers. He was capable of scoring seven goals and two assists. That is, he contributes 89 percent to the Wales goal in qualifying – underlines the team’s dependence on him. His goals are significant. This Real Madrid winger scored the winning goal against Andorra (2-1), Belgium (1-0) and Cyprus (1-0).
With his exceptional ability, he was often equated with other great players like Cristiano Ronaldo and Ryan Gigs. This is a proof that if Wales maintain their performance in qualifying and if Bale stays fit, there is a strong possibility Bale could bring Wales reached the final of Euro 2016.