Anorak | Gareth Bale talks about loving Arsenal, not doing things and KIen Follett

Gareth Bale talks about loving Arsenal, not doing things and KIen Follett

by | 29th, January 2015

The Daily Mirror has transcribed Gareth Bale’s interview on Spanish radio. It wasn’t all that hard: Bale spoke in fluent English, throughout. The highlight picked out by all papers is that Bale used to enjoy watching Arsenal “a lot”. Bale, is, of course, a former Spurs player. But it’s no big shocker. Arsenal have played better and more succesful football than Spurs for so long their rivalry is largely the stuff of historical record.


For our money the highlights are these:

How are the Spanish classes going?

Well, I have classes two or three times a week and I understand more and talk more all the time.

Delivered in prefect English.

Tell me about the photo with you in a Real Madrid shirt when you were little?

I remember being on holiday here in Spain, I’d gone out with some friends and bought it. I took it back to Cardiff, from where I’m from, and wore it.

That’s kids for you. You want them to support Crystal Palace, Ipswich Town or Bournemouth. But the nippers go and buy the big team’s shirt.

Why did you like Real Madrid?

I just liked watching them on television. They had the best players, and played the best football. I watched a lot of football as a kid. When they played it was always an exciting game. I

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