November 16, 2019

Bale: I could celebrate against Spurs

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first_imgUEFA Champions League Bale: I could celebrate against Tottenham Dejan Kalinic Last updated 2 years ago 08:17 12/9/2017 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) GarethBale - Cropped Getty Images UEFA Champions League Real Madrid Real Madrid v Tottenham Hotspur Tottenham Hotspur Gareth Bale The winger may be unable to control himself in celebration if he scores a winner for Real Madrid against his former club Real Madrid attacker Gareth Bale admits he may celebrate a winning goal against former club Tottenham in the Champions League.The European champions were drawn alongside Spurs, Borussia Dortmund and APOEL in Group H, but will have to wait until next month for their meeting with the Premier League side.Los Blancos 7/2 for CL glory Article continues below Editors’ Picks ‘I’m getting better’ – Can Man Utd flop Fred save his Old Trafford career? Why Barcelona god Messi will never be worshipped in the same way in Argentina Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Bale left Tottenham for Madrid in 2013 and the Wales international has won three Champions League crowns during his time in Spain.The 28-year-old said he may struggle to control himself if he nets a late winner when he faces his former club.”I scored against Spurs in a pre-season game a couple of years ago and I didn’t really celebrate then,” Bale told the Daily Mail.”I suppose it depends on how you feel on the day. If it’s a 91st-minute winner, can you control yourself? That’s the question.”Training done, looking forward to tomorrow’s game #HalaMadrid— Gareth Bale (@GarethBale11) September 8, 2017Madrid begin their Champions League defence at home to APOEL on Wednesday, and are among the favourites to win the trophy for a third consecutive year.On last month’s group stage draw, Bale said: “I was in a meeting when the draw was made and my phone was going off constantly and I thought, ‘something’s happened.'”I remember playing against Real Madrid when I was still at Tottenham and ‘Crouchy’ [Peter Crouch] being sent off after only 15 minutes and that killed the game for us.”All my friends are still Tottenham fans. That is their team in the Premier League and I will certainly have a lot of ticket requests.”last_img