Gareth Bale: La Liga ask for Real Madrid forward to be sanctioned for gesture

Bale scored his 100th purpose for Staunch Madrid in opposition to Atletico

La Liga have asked the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) to sanction Gareth Bale for a “appealing gesture” as he necessary scoring in Staunch Madrid’s 3-1 cast off in opposition to Atletico Madrid.

The Welshman made an arm gesture after scoring his facet’s third purpose and his 100th for the membership within the 74th minute.

Bale raised his bent arm and hit it alongside with his other hand, a gesture that is opinion about offensive in Spain.

He could presumably perchance face a ban if deemed to have deliberately incited opposition followers.

La Liga has expressed a want to reduce out “offensive purpose celebrations” and this is able to presumably perchance additionally be the project of the RFEF Competition Committee to raise whether or no longer or no longer to impose punishment.

A gesture made with intent that incites followers could presumably perchance be met with a ban of between four and 12 games, with a ban of up to a pair of games making exercise of for a gesture that is made with intent, however does no longer space off a adverse response.

Bale has been oldschool sparingly in most novel weeks by Staunch and fallen out of favour with some followers – a internet poll by newspaper AS, suggested 54% did no longer favor him to be in their beginning line-up. On the opposite hand, he did originate their most most novel match – the 2-1 Champions League closing 16 first leg victory at Ajax.

The 29-year-faded came on within the 57th minute in opposition to Atletico, sooner than scoring his 12th of the season.

He necessary with the gesture and later marched straight down the tunnel when the final whistle changed into blown, leaving his team-mates to have fun within the centre circle without him.

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