Real Madrid fan shocked by Gareth Bale’s slimmer physique six months after ripped photo
“When did Bale lose so much muscle mass?” : A shocked Real Madrid fan points out a stark difference in the star’s physique in just six months, after he was criticized for posting information about his club online
- Gareth Bale returned to training ahead of his late return to Real Madrid
- Released photos of striker’s physical condition shocked fans
- Bale appears to have lost some muscle mass compared to six months ago
A shocked Real Madrid fan has been stunned by Gareth Bale’s notably slimmer physique, with the striker facing an uncertain future in Spain.
Bale was broken in training today but appears to have lost muscle mass over a six-month period before injuries derailed his season.
The transformation left several users online speechless, with one account comparing the attacker’s condition over the past half year.
Gareth Bale left fans shocked at his slimmer physique in Real Madrid training
Fans were quick to ridicule images of Bale’s slender physique and associate it with ‘too much golf’
“When did Bale lose so much muscle mass?” a message from a Madrid fan account read. ‘Only six months difference.’
The former Tottenham man uploaded a photo of himself during a session today, the first time he has posted information about his club on social media since August.
He hasn’t played for them since the 1-0 win over Real Betis, and his campaign took another hit when he tested positive for coronavirus.
Bale is preparing for a late return to action, after struggling with injuries and coronavirus
Spanish publication AS took aim at the winger following his upload.
They said: “Bale has never been characterized by excessive closeness to fans on his social media, but perhaps that absence has been striking for everyone.”
“The Welsh footballer had been absent from his official profiles since mid-November and hadn’t shared anything regarding Real Madrid since last August. Until today.’
Speaking this month, Carlo Ancelotti said: “Bale isn’t injured, but he’s not well.”
Bale posted on Instagram about his club for the first time in months this week (pictured above)
His contract will expire at the end of the season and he is unlikely to be offered an extension.
“We have to do everything to make him feel good. If you don’t feel good, you are afraid that you have a problem. We have to assess him.
Bale featured for Wales in November for their 5-1 win over Belarus, the last time he took to the pitch in competition.
The 32-year-old’s contract is set to expire at the end of the season – and it’s increasingly unlikely the club will offer him an extension.