Gareth Bale named in World Cup 2022 Worst XI after Wales disaster

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beers‘ First World cup in 64 years it was a disaster and Gareth Bale now he has been pointed out as one of the worst players in the tournament.

Since 1958 Wales had never reached football’s biggest stage, and it was hardly worth the wait as they won a point, scored a goal, from the penalty spot, and finished bottom of Group B behind England. , US and Iran to leave Qatar on the first flight home.

Bale scored that lone goal from 12 yards out, but was otherwise virtually non-existent as he led the line with the captain’s armband.

His teammate and goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey also makes L’Equipe the ‘worst XI in the World Cup’ for a far-fetched foul on Mehdi Taremi outside the box that ended Wales’ hopes of qualifying for the knockout stage. Iran scored two late goals against substitute goalkeeper Danny Ward to leave Wales needing to beat England, only to lose comfortably.

Poland is the most represented nation with three players, despite advancing in their group, and they are joined each by Belgium, Iran, Qatar, Costa Rica, Senegal and Denmark.

L’Equipe
  • Wayne Hennessey (Wales) – 3.5
  • Matty Cash (Poland) – 3.5
  • Hossein Kanaani (Iran) – 3
  • Boualem Khoukhi (Qatar) – 3.33
  • Yannick Carrasco (Belgium) – 3
  • Andreas Skov Olsen (Denmark) – 2.5
  • Krystian Bielik (Poland) – 3.33
  • Piotr Zielinski (Poland) – 3.5
  • Krepin Diatta (Senegal) – 3
  • Gareth Bale (Wales) – 3
  • Antonio Contreras (Costa Rica) – 3

Better luck in 2026? .

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