Football

Video: Watch as Gareth Bale Equals Ian Rush’s Goal-Scoring Record for Wales

Video: Watch as Gareth Bale Equals Ian Rush’s Goal-Scoring Record for Wales

Gareth Bale has drawn level with Ian Rush as Wales’ top-scorer, with the Real Madrid star hitting an emphatic brace  during today’s friendly against China.

Bale opened the scoring for his country inside two minutes, with the Welshman seemingly shrugging off the injury concerns which have plagued him throughout his fifth season in Spain.

And it didn’t take Bale very long to bag his second, as he struck his 28th goal for Wales, which sees him draw level with legendary Liverpool front-man, Ian Rush:

 

Bale has been in and out of the Madrid squad this season, with Zinedine Zidane reportedly losing patience with the injury-riddled 28-year-old.

However, while Marcos Asensio and Lucas Vasquez may be benefiting from Bale’s injury woes, it looks like he’s having no such problems in the international arena.

And there’s still plenty of time for Bale to bag another goal and surpass Rush to become his country’s all-time leading scorer.

It’s currently 4-0 at half-time, during Ryan Gigg’s first match as Wales boss.

Football
@StuartHynd

Staff Editor

More in Football

Bayern Munich Reportedly Close to Signing Celtic Youngster Liam Morrison

Daniel CawJune 17, 2019

Scott Brown Gives His Take on Celtic’s David Turnbull Transfer Saga

Daniel CawJune 17, 2019

Video: Neville Brutally Trolls Jamie Carragher Over His ‘Embarrassing’ Soccer Aid Display

Daniel CawJune 16, 2019

Olivier Ntcham Confirms Celtic Exit is on the Cards During France U21 Press Conference

Daniel CawJune 16, 2019

Henrik Larsson Returns to Manage Former Club Helsingborgs in Sweden

Daniel CawJune 16, 2019

A Lot of Kilmarnock Fans Are Buzzing with the Appointment of Angelo Alessio

Daniel CawJune 16, 2019

Plenty of Chelsea Fans Are Sad to See Sarri Go After Juventus Move is Confirmed

Daniel CawJune 16, 2019

Video: Jordan Jones Says He’s Signed for Rangers to ‘Prove a Point’ & ‘Bring Success’

Daniel CawJune 16, 2019

Video: Watch Paul Pogba Tell Reporters in Tokyo That He Wants to Leave Man Utd

Daniel CawJune 16, 2019