It didn’t take Gareth Bale long to swap football fields for the “Greens”. after his retirement. The former Welsh footballer hung up his boots shortly after the World Cup in Qatar and has been able to fully devote himself to one of his great passions over the last year: golf.
Much has been said about the Welshman’s passion for the sport. Even Gareth himself with his now famous Wales banner. Golf. Madrid. The one he wore after certifying his team’s qualification for Euro 2020 made a joke on the subject. The then Real Madrid player used this banner to rank his three passions in order of importance.
When his retirement from Los Angeles, where he helped LAFC win the MLS Cup with a last-minute goal, was announced, Gareth Bale has been spotted at various golf events. Without going any further, he was present at the famous BMW PGA Pro-Am.
The relationship between Gareth Bale and golf has led to this since last Thursday The Welshman is available as a playable character in PGA Tour 2K23, the reference video game of this sport. The video game company scanned Bale’s face so that his virtual avatar looked as close to reality as possible.