Gareth Bale (34), one of the most expensive players in football history, will compete on the PGA tour two weeks after retiring.
The British Mirror reported on the 24th (Korean time) that “Bale will compete in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, which will be held in Pebblych, USA next month.”
The AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am is an official PGA Tour tournament where 156 professional golfers and 156 amateur golfers compete in pairs. Not only famous professional golfers such as Matt Fitzpatrick, Jordan Spieth, and Luke Donald, but also celebrities such as actors and sports stars in other sports are about to participate. Bale is set to step into the celebrity segment.
“I am delighted to announce that he will compete in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am early next month,” Bale said on social media.
Born in Wales, Bale was a world-class soccer player who played for Southampton and Tottenham in England and Real Madrid in Spain. 안전놀이터
In particular, Bale, who played a special role in Tottenham, recorded a transfer fee of 100 million euros (approximately 134 billion won) in 2013 and wore a Real uniform. At the time, he was a key player alongside Cristiano Ronaldo, helping to win numerous league and European Champions League titles. Last year, he captained Wales at the World Cup in Qatar. After that, he finished all his career and announced his retirement as a footballer on the 10th.