Gareth Bale commits to Celebrity Cup

Real Madrid star to compete for Wales at Celtic Manor

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Tue, 23 Jun 2015

Gareth Bale commits to Celebrity Cup

Real Madrid star Gareth Bale will play in the Celebrity Cup at Celtic Manor on 4-5 July.

The world’s most expensive footballer will compete for a Welsh team captained by comedian Rob Brydon, and featuring rugby legend Sir Gareth Edwards.

“I’m looking forward to pulling on a Wales shirt of the different kind in July and competing in the Celebrity Cup for the first time, hopefully we can win it back from England,” said Bale.

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Wales will compete against England, Ireland and Scotland in Newport, with each team boasting an outfit of six celebrities.

Teams:

Wales: Gareth Bale, Rob Brydon, Sir Gareth Edwards, Gethin Jones, Philip Glenister, Andrew Howard
England: Mike Tindall, Vernon Kay, Peter Jones, Zoe Hardman, Ben Shepherd, Les Ferdinand
Scotland: Alan Hansen, Gordon Strachan, Kenny Dalglish, Thom Evans, Rory Lawson
Ireland: Keith Duffy, Ronan Keating, Brian McFadden, Brian Ormond, Shane Byrne, Lawrence Kinlan

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