Welsh national team boss Rob Page has revealed that he had a role to play in been announcing his international retirement after the World Cup. Wales were quite disappointing at the Qatar World Cup and the team failed to get out of the group stages.
Following the World Cup, Wales received a major disappointing news that Gareth Bale had declared his international retirement. After the spectacular career that started with his debut in 2006, the 33-year-old went on to make 100+ appearances for the national team. His last and final goal came at the World Cup as he took his total tally to 41 from 111 appearances.
Page claims that Gareth has been able to put the national team on the world map with his incredible performances over the years.