Editorial (September 1, 2018) – Gareth Bale had redemption last season after proving doubters he’s still a world-class player.
Gareth Bale Best Five Goals From Last Season Impossible To Emulate
The Welsh footballer was a key part of Real Madrid’s success as he scored twice in the UEFA Champions League Final against Liverpool. Bale, 29, scored 21 goals in the 2017/18 campaign, which five of them will be remembered for a long time.
After struggling with injuries in the recent years, Bale seems fit to have another excellent year, especially due to the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo to Italy.
Here are the best goals of Gareth Bale in the 2017/18 season:
5) Champions League vs Borussia Dortmund
Bale netted the first of his three goals in the UEFA Champions League after a superb pass from Dani Carvajal. The Welsh shot without even letting the ball bounce.
It was the opener goal and eventually, Madrid won 3-1 in Germany.
4) In La Liga vs Deportivo La Coruña
The play started with a recovery ball in the midfield by Carvajal, who put the ball inside the box and then Bale displayed a marvelous shot in a tough angle to put Madrid ahead 2-1 before the halftime.
3) In El Clásico vs Barcelona
The last “Clásico” featured wonderful plays and great goals. One of them was a Bale masterpiece, who tied the game 2-2 in the 72nd minute with a strike from outside the box.
The Welsh evened the match in Barcelona’s best moment and both teams finished sharing a point.
2) In La Liga vs Celta
A similar goal than the number three on this list.
However, the individual play Bale drew was as amazing as the goal itself. The Welsh dribbled a defender and scored from a difficult angle after running quick the pitch as he usually does.
The striker gave Madrid a 2-0 lead in just 30 minutes.
1) UCL Final vs Liverpool
Not only one of the greatest goals in the UEFA Champions League history but also Bale’s best goal so far.
The forward scored what many consider the best goal in Europe’s top club tournament finals after making a bicycle kick. What is even more impressive is that Bale started the final in the bench but managed to change the score in just 30 minutes.
In fact, he netted his historic overhead volley after three minutes on the pitch, which is the second quickest goal by a substitute in Champions League Final history.
Madrid conquered Europe for the third year in a row and Bale earned the Man of The Match award after becoming the unthinkable hero of the final.
Many stated this goal is even better than Zinedine Zidane goal in the UCL final in 2002.