Gareth Bale draws level with David Beckham as British player with most appearances in LaLiga 

The 28-year-old started in Real Madrid’s 1-0 shocking defeat away at Espanyol on Tuesday.


And in doing so, he reached a mark of 116 appearances in La Liga game that only Beckham had previously managed.

The Wales international now shares the record for the most Liga appearances made by a British player, which Beckham had previously set while also playing for Madrid in 2007.


In total he has scored 61 goals in a Madrid shirt, compared to Beckham’s 13.

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