Gareth Bale he started in Wales’ victory over Belarus (5-1). The Real Madrid player played 45 minutes and was able to celebrate his 100th game with the Wales team. After the match, he spoke to BBC Radio Wales.
“From the opening whistle we knew we had to go for it because we could get away with goal difference. It was a great performance and we are delighted,” said Bale, adding that “I felt good. I need to pick up the rhythm of the game and It’s not easy at all. We felt that 45 minutes was enough and that we had it under control. It was just as we planned. I was going to play 45 minutes and if we were two up there was no need to risk fifteen more minutes. “
Bale He explained that “I’ve been away for two months. The plan was to get out there, give it a try, and be ready by Tuesday. I have no harm. As much as I wanted a standing ovation, it was going to be weird. I’m happy to be back. It’s been a hard road to come back from injury, but it was worth it, “he added.
Gareth Bale He talked about his 100th match with Wales. “I have the best fans in the world. Adding my hundredth internationality at home with them chanting my name has been very special. I will never forget it,” he said.