Casemiro recalled Gareth Bale’s pedigree at a press conference this Monday, two days after Santiago-Bernabeu whistled the Welsh player when he entered the game against Getafe.
Last Saturday, Gareth Bale returned to the Santiago-Bernabeu Stadium. There was no trend on the lawn since February 2020, Eternity. During these two years, the Welshman played at the Alfredo-di Stefano stadium, Real Madrid’s training center that was used during the pandemic and serves the Bernabeu, and was loaned to Tottenham last season.
However, he was not hailed as a hero when he entered the game against Getafe on Saturday. The Madrid public whistled at every touch of the ball, undoubtedly disappointed that the player insisted not to move during the final transfer window. The Welshman really wants to fulfill his contract with Real Madrid, which runs until the end of the season.
“You are whistling the history of this club”
“When you whistle a player like this, you blow the whistle on the history of this club,” said Casemiro at a press conference on Monday. Football has its own opinion, each one’s own, but when my team I don’t agree if a player of K.K. is given the whistle. We are on the same side, we have to support him.”
The Brazilian also recalled what Gareth Bale did for Real, three Champions League victories in 2016, 2017 and 2018. “He is a historic player for the club, said Casemiro. He has scored a number of important goals for Real Madrid.” This weekend, another Brazilian, Marcelo, also stepped up and found it “tragic” to hear Bell whistle.