(ANSA) – ROME, 02 JUN – Honor for Gareth Bale on the day of Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee.
The Welsh striker has been named a member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) and expressed his satisfaction on his Instagram profile. “I am very proud – the words of Bale, from the Instagram profile – Receiving this honor on the day of His Majesty’s Jubilee makes it even more special”. “I entered a football academy at the age of 9 – continues the Welsh striker – so sport is a determining part of my identity. I recognize the privilege of being able to do what I love and for all the incredible moments, experiences , results and memories that football has given me, I hope I have been able to give back the same. Football is my whole life and I am deeply honored to be recognized by the Queen. ” (HANDLE).