"I'll be very interested. Sure.
I love traveling to Los Angeles
I've played golf when I've been able to go
is a league that has grown a lot in recent years."
They are words from 2020, but they serve to understand the decision that
has made .
After completing his contract with
, the British footballer will sign with
Los Angeles FC
, an MLS team, and will prepare in
World Cup in Qatar ,
' second presence
after the one in
32 years old
and after winning
5 Champions League
, will be the icing on the lefty's career.
According to Tom
, an American journalist expert in MLS, Bale has reached an agreement with Los Angeles FC for the
next twelve months
, once again leaving the door open for a withdrawal in the
summer of 2023
Pending the official announcement by the MLS franchise, the Welsh striker could make his debut on July 8 against the
in the city derby, just one day after the tournament's transfer window opens.
In the Los Angeles team he will meet the Italian defender
, who has just signed from
, and the Mexican
, star of the team and the competition since he left
and crossed the pond to play in the
Bale arrives at a young club with just four years of life, which debuted in the North American league in 2018 and whose best result was the
semifinals of 2019
After two disappointing years, this season the California team has started well and
leads the Western Conference
after 15 games thanks, in large part, to the six goals that Vela has scored.
With him, Bale will share a forward, who lands in a championship that little by little tries to remove the stigma of '
cemetery of stars
', even if it costs.
Veteran forwards like
(Inter Miami) and
Chicharito Hernández (Los Angeles Galaxy) continue to score goals in MLS, and
, formerly of Napoli, who has signed for Toronto,
also arrives alongside Bale .
Movements that give shine to the competition but that maintain that path of signing good players who are already in the last moments of their career.
As a curiosity, the ownership of Los Angeles FC belongs to a group of investors, including actors such as
, sports legends such as
, who also owns part of the Los Angeles Dodgers of the baseball league, or businessmen. of American sports as
, founder of the Alibaba group and member of the ownership group of the Brooklyn Nets of the NBA.
Los Angeles, Bale's final choice, has ended up winning the game against
a Welsh team that participates in the
, the second division of British football, and which also sounded like the destination of the former Real Madrid.
The North American league calendar fits perfectly with Bale's preparation for the World Cup.
will start in October and the grand final will be on
, 16 days before the first match of the World Cup.
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