Striker Gareth Bale said goodbye to Real Madrid on Wednesday, a club that was "an incredible experience" that he will "never" forget "being part of its history", after having fulfilled his "dream" of wearing the "glorious" white shirt , at the same time that he thanked the support of teammates, coaches, fans and the management of the merengue team, according to a statement from the player himself.
"I write this message to thank all my teammates, past and present, my coaches, all the club workers and the fans who have supported me during all this time," began the text published by the player on social media. .
The Welshman, who signed for Real Madrid in the summer of 2013, confessed that nine years ago his "dream" of being a white player and "wearing the glorious shirt" of the merengue team came true, "wearing the shield on his chest, playing at the Santiago Bernabéu, win titles and be part of what is attainable by just a few".
"Now I can look back, reflect and honestly say that this dream came true and much, much more. Being part of the history of this club and achieving everything we have achieved together at Real Madrid has been an incredible experience that I will never forget", admitted the footballer.
Bale also had words of thanks for the president of Real Madrid, Florentino Pérez, and the white board. "Thank you for giving me the opportunity to play for this club, together we have been able to create moments that have shaped the history of this club and of football," he said, to sentence his message, assuring that "it has been an honor" to be a Real Madrid footballer .
The Welsh footballer has played 258 games in eight seasons wearing the Merengue team shirt, in which he has scored 106 goals and provided 67 assists. In addition, he has lifted 5 Champions, 4 Club World Cups, 3 European Super Cups, 3 Leagues, 1 Copa del Rey and 3 Spanish Super Cups.