Welsh football legend Gareth Bale competed in a golf tournament after retiring.
A number of foreign media outlets, including EPSN and , announced that Bale, who had announced his retirement through social media in January of this year, participated in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am golf tournament held in California, USA. Bale, who showed off his extraordinary love for golf even during his active career, is now attracting attention by transforming into a golfer and participating in competitions.
Bale, paired with pro golfer Joseph Bramlett, shot a 65-7 under on the Spyglass Hill course, which is known for its considerable difficulty. ESPN introduced that Bale was a little nervous at his first tee shot, but soon regained his normal pace and showed his skills. The back door said that Bale was delighted saying, “It was a fun day.” Bale plans to digest the competition schedule for two more days.
Meanwhile, Spanish professional golfer Jon Ram, who participated in the tournament together, said, “I told Bale, ‘It’s not fair to be good at professional football and golf at the same time.’ “He praised Bale’s golf talent.