Minnow footie membership announce “signing” of former Premier League celebrity Gareth Bale

A MINNOW soccer membership have introduced their newest “signing” – former Premier League celebrity Gareth Bale.

Bale turned out for Tottenham Hotspur from 2007 to 2013 earlier than becoming a member of Spanish giants Actual Madrid, the place he plied his commerce till 2022, earlier than retiring from the sport earlier this 12 months.

The 34-year-old received three La Liga titles in Spain, in addition to a convincing 5 UEFA Champions League trophies, nevertheless it appears the previous winger has now caught the attention of a decrease league aspect.

Gareth Bale holding a Sheffield FC shirt/
Gareth Bale holding a Sheffield FC shirt. Credit: Sheffield FC/X

Bale and seventh division aspect Sheffield FC seemingly share an curiosity in golf, with the previous working into membership officers at a golf occasion in St Andrews, Fife, the place they opted to “signal” the Welshman.

Since retiring, Bale has pursued his love {for golfing} and has featured in a number of tournaments, even making his PGA Tour debut on the Pebble Seashore Professional Am earlier this 12 months.

Bale was participating in a celeb recreation in St Andrews on the weekend, previous to this 12 months’s Alfred Dunhill Hyperlinks Championship alongside names corresponding to Catherine Zeta-Jones and Invoice Murray.

Yesterday noticed Bale collaborate with Sheffield FC although, as he was snapped by the membership – who’re the oldest present affiliation soccer membership on the planet – holding their shirt aloft.

The image exhibits Bale grinning while holding the historic black and pink shirt in-front of him in a hallway.

The image was shared to social media by Sheffield FC yesterday with the caption: “Gareth Bale indicators for the world’s first soccer membership!

“Solely kidding…we ran into Gareth Bale at Dunhill Hyperlinks.”

The snap has since racked up over 1,100 likes and dozens of feedback from customers.

Fellow decrease league aspect Wombwell City FC joked: “Phew! We thought you guys had supplied him greater than our provide of £50 a recreation and a set of second-hand golf golf equipment to hitch you then.”

One other claimed: “You actually overdo this world’s very first thing.”

One Sheffield United fan replied: “Secure to say I’m not in a rush for a photograph with him or an autograph.”

Immediately marks the ultimate day of the Alfred Duncan Hyperlinks Championship in St Andrews with Englishman Matt Fitzpatrick at the moment within the lead with a rating of 13 beneath par.