<a gi-track='captionPersonalityLinkClicked' href=/galleries/search?phrase=Gareth+Bale&family=editorial&specificpeople=609290 ng-click='$event.stopPropagation()'>Gareth Bale</a> of Real Madrid celebrates after scoring his team's eighth goal during the La Liga match between Real Madrid CF and Rayo Vallecano at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on December 20, 2015 in Madrid, Spain.
Gareth Bale. I can not explain how much I love this man as an athlete. He just came back from a 2 month injury and scores in his first game. He puts the work in on and off the pitch and loves what he does. Complete role model.
Gareth Bale of Real Madrid in action during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final First Leg match between VfL Wolfsburg and Real Madrid at Volkswagen Arena on April 6, 2016 in Wolfsburg, Germany. (April 5, 2016 - Source: Stuart Franklin/Bongarts)