Why did Bale choose LAFC?

“He was looking for that because for sure he will have more options to stay in Europe or go back to England or Wales. But he decides on LA because he wants to be happy. It's the right place to be happy and also score some goals and hopefully win a championship. In his head, it's something like that.”
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Why did Gareth Bale come to LAFC?

“We want to thank Gareth for everything he brought to our Club,” LAFC Co-President & General Manager John Thorrington said. “He arrived here with a goal to win championships in L.A., and, like he has done everywhere else in his career – he succeeded.
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Why did Gareth Bale choose MLS?

Many argued Bale's move to MLS would afford him more freedom to gain fitness and match sharpness than would have been the case in the Premier League or another of Europe's “Big Five” leagues.
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Why hasn t Gareth Bale played for LAFC?

The 33-year-old was out for most of 2022 with calf and knee injuries and then back trouble saw him play in just two matches for Real Madrid, amounting to only 90 minutes. His fitness has been the main reason for his lack of playing time over the past two years in Europe.
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How much did Bale get for LAFC?

Gareth Bale of LAFC lifts the championship trophy as he celebrates with teammates during the 2022 ... [+] Not every MLS club has the kind of quality-of-life perks that can convince a star of Gareth Bale's caliber to play for less than $2.4 million in guaranteed annual compensation.
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Who gets paid the most in LAFC?

Player expenses (payroll) of Los Angeles FC 2022

In 2022, the highest paid player at Los Angeles FC of Major League Soccer was Carlos Vela. The Mexican attacker received an salary of around four million U.S. dollars.
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How much did real pay for Bale?

Gareth Bale became the world's most expensive football player when he completed his protracted £85.3million move to Real Madrid in September 2013. The fee eclipsed the £80million that the Spanish giants paid Manchester United for Cristiano Ronaldo, who the Welshman will be paired up with at the Bernabeu.
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Has Bale been good for LAFC?

While Bale started life at LAFC well, scoring twice in his first four matches, it's been downhill since. He's played 355 minutes in 12 appearances. His new side failed to score while he was on the field in either of his two starts, and overall LAFC have posted a -5 goal differential when he's on the pitch.
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Why didn t Bale play against LA Galaxy?

Bale absent as Arango secures spot in Conference finals

LAFC cited a left leg injury as the reason for Bale's absence from Thursday's Western Conference semi-final, which saw Cristian Arango's stoppage-time goal send the Supporters' Shield champions into the Conference finals.
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How much does MLS pay Gareth Bale?

Gareth Bale contract, salary at LAFC

Bale's 12-month contract is reportedly set to earn him $1.49 million, a huge drop from the $33 million he earned annually at Real Madrid.
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Could MLS join Champions League?

MLS may send up to five teams to the CONCACAF Champions League each season — up to four from the United States, and up to one from Canada.
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Why does MLS not play Champions League?

Since MLS is part of America, they aren't allowed to compete in the Champions League. UEFA is the governing body of European Soccer, and since the competition's inception in 1955 (under its old name of the European Cup) only teams based in Europe have been able to compete in the Champions League.
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Why was Gareth Bale substituted against England?

AL RAYYAN, Qatar (AP) — If it was Gareth Bale 's final game for Wales, it ended rather unceremoniously. The Wales captain was substituted at halftime of the team's match against England at the World Cup on Tuesday because of a hamstring injury.
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Why didn t Gareth Bale play in the Champions League?

The 32-year-old's spell at the club has been marred by injuries and he has also had a strained relationship with Real fans, in particular after posing with a flag that said “Wales. Golf. Madrid. In that order” after helping his country qualify for Euro 2020.
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How long is Gareth Bale contract for LAFC?

On June 27, MLS club LAFC officially announced that it signed the Wales international on a one-year deal running through June 2023 with a club option for an extra year (through June 2024 when Bale will be turning 35).
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Why Gareth Bale left?

After playing a bit-part role through much of 2022, Bale was expected to be a key figure in 2023 but, ultimately, decided it was the right time to end his career after guiding Wales through the World Cup in the fall.
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Was that a penalty on Bale?

Welsh skipper Bale lashed home an 82nd-minute spot kick to break American hearts moments after earning the penalty when defender Walker Zimmerman crashed into the former Real Madrid star.
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How many times has LAFC won against LA Galaxy?

The two teams competed in the SuperClasico, named for the Mexican rivalry between Guadalajara and Club América. The two teams met 31 times in ten seasons, with the Galaxy winning 20 matches and Chivas winning four.
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Is Bale the most successful British player?

In terms of trophies, Bale is undoubtedly the greatest British player ever, if that is the most important metric. While they are a team achievement, Bale played a significant role in Madrid's modern European successes. Individual awards such as the Ballon d'Or are a subjective vote of journalists all around the world.
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Does Gareth Bale get a La Liga medal?

In America, Bale quickly added to his three La Liga titles and five Champions League medals, as he helped his new club to the MLS Supporter's Shield, and then scored a dramatic equaliser to send the MLS Cup final to penalties, which LA FC won.
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Who bought Bale for real?

He was nominated to the PFA Team of the Year three times in a row between 2011 and 2013. Bale was transferred to Real Madrid in 2013 for an undisclosed fee, which was confirmed to be a world-record transfer fee of £85.1 million (€100.8 million).
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How much did Tottenham get for Bale?

However, in his second season he hardly got a look in under new boss Mauricio Pochettino, making just eight league starts and falling badly off the pace. The £4.5 million that Spurs recouped of his fee softens the blow of him not quite working out at the Lane.
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How much does Gareth Bale earn a minute?

Gareth Bale is reportedly earning a staggering £74,000 per minute he has played for Real Madrid this season with the Spanish giants desperately waiting for his contact to expire.
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Who are the famous LAFC fans?

LAFC — Will Ferrell, Magic Johnson, Mia Hamm-Garciaparra, & Nomar Garciaparra.
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What is the minimum salary for LAFC?

Homegrown Players on the Supplemental Roster may earn in aggregate each year up to $125,000 above the Reserve Minimum Salary ($63,547 in 2021) or the Senior Minimum Salary ($81,375 in 2021).
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