- Gareth Bale recently announced his retirement from professional football at the age of 33.
- The Wales international spent his football career playing for Southampton, Tottenham Hotspur, Real Madrid and Los Angeles.
- Gareth Bale boasts a total of 20 trophies in his legendary career; the majority won at Real Madrid.
Every football fan knows that Gareth Bale enjoyed a glorious football career – but how many trophies did the Wales superstar win?
Gareth Bale recently announced his retirement from professional football at the age of 33 “after careful and thoughtful consideration”.
The legendary winger said that his retirement from playing offered an opportunity for a new adventure.
Well, there is no doubt that football fans will remember him as one of the greatest football players of his generation and one of the greatest Welsh players of all time.
He ends his career with 554 games, 186 goals and 132 assists.
At his peak, Gareth Bale was one of the fastest players in the world. And this can be proven by his iconic goal against FC Barcelona in the Copa Del Rey final.
Apart from his stunning pace, Bale was also known for his strength, stamina, good technique and bending strikes from a distance.
The Wales international spent his football career playing for Southampton, Tottenham Hotspur, Real Madrid and Los Angeles.
Gareth Bale achieved great success, winning several trophies while playing for Real Madrid, and the media praised him for his decisive performances in important games.
However, he became less popular with the Los Blancos fans in his final years due to his lack of commitment. He was also inconsistent and struggled with injuries.
Pundits accused Bale of failing to live up to his potential due to the declined performance in his later seasons at Real Madrid.
Nevertheless, the legendary winger is up there as one of the greatest British players of all time. Some of Bales’ biggest moments include a hat-trick for Tottenham in the San Siro against Inter Milan and captaining Wales at a World Cup.
Sports Leo looks at the trophies and individual awards Gareth Bale won before his retirement.
How Many Trophies Did Gareth Bale Won?
Gareth Bale has enjoyed a trophy-laden football career in his memorable stints with Tottenham Hotspur, Real Madrid and Los Angeles FC.
Gareth Bale boasts 20 trophies in his legendary career. The majority of these trophies were won during his days with La Liga giants Real Madrid – 17.
His League Cup in 2009 is the most recent title Tottenham Hotspur have in their trophy cabinet.
The talented winger was central to four of the five Champions League titles Real Madrid won during his time with the club.
His wonder goal against Liverpool in the 2018 Champions League triumph over Liverpool will remain in the mind of football fans for years to come.
Bale is one of the few players to have won that many premier European titles. In fact, only Real Madrid legend Paco Gento has more European titles to his name.
Gareth Bale won three La Liga titles (2016-17, 2019-20, 2021-22). He also boasts three UEFA Super Cup titles, three FIFA Club World Cups, Copa del Rey and Supercopa de Espana.
The Wales international joined Los Angeles in the summer of 2022 and went ahead to win the 2022 MLS Cup and the Supporters’ Shield.
Which Individual Awards Did Bale Win?
Gareth Bale’s impressive performance on the pitch earned him individual awards while playing at club and international levels.
During his days in the English Premier League, Bale was Player of the Season in 2012 and was in UEFA Team of the Year in 2011.
He also won the Premier League Player of the Month three times, PFA Player’s Player of the Year twice and PFA Young Player of the Year once.
He was also Tottenham Hotspur Young Player of the Year twice and Player of the Year once. Bale was in the PFA Team of the Year four times.
His performance also saw him earn individual awards at Real Madrid, including FIFA Club World Cup Golden Ball.
Gareth Bale’s impact while playing for Wales earned him six Welsh Footballer of the Year awards. He was BBC Wales Sports Personality of the Year in 2010.