Gareth Bale’s love for golf has been well-documented and the previous Actual Madrid and Wales ahead has swapped the pitch for the inexperienced after changing into a playable character within the PGA Tour 2K23 online game.
Bale, 34, made his PGA Tour debut on the Pebble Seaside Professional-Am in February after calling time on his glittering soccer profession in the beginning of the yr. He additionally teed off alongside Rory McIlroy at this week’s BMW PGA Championship Superstar Professional-Am.
His ardour for the game typically led to criticism whereas he was in Madrid, particularly in 2019 after he celebrated with a Welsh flag which learn: “Wales. Golf. Madrid. In that order.”
The previous Wales captain, who featured on the quilt of Digital Arts’ FIFA 14 online game alongside Lionel Messi, has now been added to PGA Tour 2K23, which features a course custom-designed by him.
“I am Gareth Bale. I am right here getting scanned in PGA Tour 2K23,” he stated in a video shared on social media.
Bale performed for Southampton and Tottenham Hotspur earlier than becoming a member of Actual in 2013 for a then-world report deal value 100 million euros ($106.55 million), the place he received 5 Champions League titles amongst a number of different main honours.
He led Wales to the Euro 2016 semi-finals and to their first World Cup since 1958 eventually yr’s event in Qatar. Bale’s tally of 111 caps and 41 worldwide objectives are each data for the Wales males’s crew.