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"I know it's banter but Bale was silly to celebrate with that flag"

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Pin Bale's controversy continues. AFP
Bale's controversy continues. AFP

"I know it's banter but Bale was silly to celebrate with that flag"

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Dimitar Berbatov, 'Betfair' ambassador, gave his opinion of the event starring Gareth Bale with a flag that read 'Wales, Golf, Madrid, in that order'.

"Bale was silly to celebrate with that flag. There is obviously some tension between Gareth Bale and Madrid. Of course, he is Welsh and he is going to put his country first but I don't know why he needed to celebrate with that flag, I know it is a bit of banter but it springs unwanted attention", said Berbatov, a former Tottenham and Manchester United player amongst others. 

In statements to 'Betfair', Berbatov spoke about the incident that has now pushed the Welsh player into the limelight, once again making him a target for Real Madrid's board, fans and media. “He didn't need that, it's his decision and maybe he felt he wanted to show something like that but for me it wasn't necessary. Maybe it was an emotional moment or maybe he didn't know what was on the flag,  either way it doesn't look great and I think it was a bit silly", said the former player. 

“He's a quality player and it's true, he isn't treated the right way in Spain, but if you have to ask if you aren't treated the right way why are you still there? If you are good enough, every team will want you and you will play football again.”

Menawhile, Gareth Bale has since spoken about the incident

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