By Ieuan Ivett For Mailonline
Published: 09:17 BST, 25 September 2020 | Updated: 09:50 BST, 25 September 2020
Gareth Bale insists he has 'no regrets' about leaving Real Madrid after completing a sensational loan move to former club Tottenham and admits he 'grew up' in Spain.
The Welsh winger joined Spurs on a season-long loan earlier this month, seven years after he left north London for the Bernabeu in a then-world record transfer fee in 2013.
After helping Madrid win four Champions League trophies and two LaLiga titles, he found himself out of favour under Zinedine Zidane and featured in just 20 matches last season.
Gareth Bale has said he has 'no regrets' after leaving Real Madrid on loan to Tottenham
He found himself out of favour under Zinedine Zidane and featured just 20 times last season
Bale became hounded by the Spanish media and the Madrid fanbase as he was cast to the sidelines and into the shadows of the LaLiga giants.
'No I don't have any regrets, no,' he told Sky Sports.
'I just try and play football, that's all I can do and