NEWS STORY. 13/11/2021
Gareth Bale started in Wales' win over Belarus in the penultimate round of World Cup qualifying fixtures for Qatar and earned his 100th cap for his country. The Real Madrid forward reached the milestone 15 years after making his Wales debut on 27 May 2006 against Trinidad and Tobago. Bale is second only to Chris Gunter (106) on the list of players with the most caps for his country.
Over these 100 games, Bale has netted 36 goals. In terms of competitions, he has featured in 10 European Championship matches, 27 World Cup qualifiers, 33 European Championship qualifiers, seven Nations League matches and 23 friendlies.