Gareth Bale strikes at Real Madrid boo boys while Welshman shares his account about DAT flag incident
“You don’t expect your own supporters to do that with their own player … it’s just wrong”: Gareth Bale left “bewildered by Real Madrid’s boo boys, as attacker says Wales. Golf. The Madrid flag was ‘a bit chatter’ after reaching Euro 2020
- Gareth Bale has opened up his experience with the Real Madrid boo boys
- The Welshman came under attack from Los Blancos fans during his spell
- Bale irritated Madrid supporters when he raised a controversial Welsh flag
- The 30-year-old said the incident was just “banter” between teammates
Gareth Bale opened up to the Real Madrid boo boys when the Welsh star revealed that Los Blancos supporters are only harming themselves by mocking their players.
The 30-year-old has long been the target of a scapegoat when the Spanish giants fared poorly, with Bale approaching the exit door and falling under the pecking order under Zinedine Zidane.
Bale had almost moved to China last summer before Madrid ended that deal, but it seems almost certain that Bernebeu is saying goodbye to summer.
Gareth Bale has opened up to the Real Madrid boo boys during his tumultuous spell
He also shared his views on the controversial ‘Wales.Golf.Madrid flag in that order’
And the Welshman has opened up about his experience of being booed by his own supporters.
“It is one of those things. I didn’t know too much that it was coming to Madrid, ” he told The Hat-Trick podcast. “It’s one of those things you don’t expect. You don’t expect your own supporters to do that with their own player.
“I get it if it’s aimed at the team if you don’t play well or if you have a couple midway through. But to captivate your own player or whistle your own player like they do, it’s just wrong.
‘Because if you have a bad game, you want your fans to be behind you. When they start to whistle, your confidence diminishes even more – everything gets harder. ‘
The Welshman has been attacked in Spain by supporters of Madrid in recent seasons
Bale said captivating players only serve to deteriorate their performance for the club
Bale added that booing will almost certainly lead to a worse performance for the player in question, claiming Madrid fans are only hurting themselves by their jokes.
“You’re going to play worse, making them even more angry. They hurt themselves in a way. It doesn’t make sense to me. ‘
“It still baffles me to this day. I just don’t understand, it doesn’t make any sense. ‘
The 30-year-old said the flag incident was just a bit of fun between him and his teammates
One particular incident that annoyed Madrid’s fan base was when Bale held a flag made by Welsh fans that read ‘Wales.Golf.Madrid. In that order ‘in a clear atmosphere at the Spanish club.
Bale shared his report of the controversial incident.
“I had seen the banner a few weeks earlier,” he added. “The boys showed me and they said ‘if we qualify, let’s try to find it and bring it out. “I was like, ‘Do what you want, but I’m not going to make it.’
“They brought it down, we all celebrated as a team and I’m not going to jump around with my teammates. It was a bit of banter. A little fun. People can see it the way they want. ‘