Wales Manager Wants Gareth Bale In International Set-Up

Following Gareth Bale's announcement that he would be hanging up his boots

Wales manager Rob Page wants the star forward to continue to be a part of the international team

After racking up 111 caps and 41 goals for his nation—both records for the men's team—Bale

a five-time Champions League champion at Real Madrid, called it quits on his illustrious career on Monday

Following Wales' underwhelming performance at the World Cup in Qatar

where Page's squad failed to advance out of their group and Bale suffered due to a lack of match fitness

the 33-year-old made the decision to resign

Page made clear On Sunday, Bale called him to let him know that he had decided to retire and that he had complete support from his captain

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