Philip Escobillana

Qatar 2022

Gareth Bale spoke in advance of Monday’s duel against the United States, assuring that watching the World Cup tournament was a disappointment for many years because his country never participated.

Bale during a training session for Wales in Qatar
© GettyBale during a training session for Wales in Qatar

Gareth Bale he shows himself to be the same as a child who is taken to the square to get on the swing. At last you will have the possibility to play a world with the selection of Welshwhen this Monday they face the United States (4:00 p.m.) at the close of Group B.

The Los Angeles Galaxy striker said in the preview that “I’m right where I want to be”, assuring that there are no nerves as he feels “prepared for the first game”.

In this aspect he assures that “we have trained hard the last week. We have no excuses. We have put our hearts into training. It will be difficult but hopefully it will be a great show and we can win”.

The environment that lives in Qatar is something that has hallucinated him, since he always dreamed of being able to take his country to this instance. “It’s a spectacular feeling. As a child he dreamed of seeing Wales at a World Cup. Let’s hope it’s a fun time for us.”

Then he added that “we are a normal group. The atmosphere is good in the hotel, training sessions, changing rooms and we are already looking forward to the game. With this atmosphere we are going to give our best”.

The former Real Madrid said that he always saw the World Cups with a mixed feeling. “I think France 1998 was my first memory of a World Cup. Watching this tournament has always been a bit disappointing for me, because I didn’t see Wales play.”

For the same reason, “being part of this now is incredible. Everyone had been dreaming about it for a long time. Also, this serves to inspire more children in our country to play football and that there will be a great generation in the future to follow classifying us”.

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