Gareth Bale

Gareth Bale. Photo: AFP

Gareth Bale completes journey from Spurs misfit to Madrid superstar

It was only four years ago that Gareth Bale was being labelled a jinx and a flop, and faced being offloaded on the cheap by Tottenham. Now he is the most expensive player in the history of football, with a price tag of €100 million (HK$1 billion) hanging heavy on his shoulders.