Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale has revealed that he doesn’t like being embarrassed by his teammates in training, and hates dealing with Spanish spiders.
The Welshmen has previously admitted that it’s still surreal being called a Galactico, and has dropped a few hints that he is not keen on moving back to the English Premier League - despite the rumours.
The 25-year-old said that being on the end of a nutmeg in training is one of his fears, and it’s even worse as there are camera’s at training all the time.
“The one thing you don’t want is to be on the end of a nutmeg,” Bale told the Daily Mail.
“Especially with rows of cameras. We're always getting killed out there – I just try not to let it be me.
“Whenever someone gets nutmegged, we’re all jumping and joking around. If you get ‘megged, or you go 20 passes without touching the ball, you stay in for an extra go. They’ll do anything to keep you in the middle.”
Bale shared one more problem he has in Madrid, and it had nothing to do with football - he suffers from a bit of arachnophobia in the Spanish capital.
“Spiders….terrible,” he admitted.
“I call out to somebody, anybody, to come and deal with a spider, just so I don’t have to.”
Bale has made 35 appearances for Los Blancos so far this season and has scored 14 goals along the way.
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