Where Are They Now? The Players From The Famous Gareth Bale Hattrick For Tottenham Against Inter Milan | SoccerSouls

Where Are They Now? The Players From The Famous Gareth Bale Hattrick For Tottenham Against Inter Milan

Inter Milan 4 – 3 Tottenham Hotspur. Yes, that is what the score-line read in one of the most memorable contests in the history of UEFA champions league. It was a night that gave the world a star in the name of Gareth Bale with the Wales star scoring a brilliant second half hat-trick for this team. It has been more than five years now since that spectacle happened and here is a look at where the players from both the sides are currently.

Inter Milan

Julio Cesar – Age 36

The Brazilian goalkeeper who had some glorious moments of his career with the Italian giants is currently playing for the Portuguese side Benfica.

Zanetti – Age 42

Zanetti was arguably one of the best right backs that the world has ever seen. The skipper spent the majority of his career with Inter Milan and is currently retired.

Lucio – Age 38

Lucio was a part of the dangerous Brazilian side and was a quality defender that the footballing world knows. Currently, he is playing for the Indian super league side FC Goa. His abilities in the air were known to the whole world.

Maicon – Age 35

Another Brazilian in the back line of Inter, Maicon currently plays for the Italian side AS Roma and still has the zeal to perform for his team.

Samuel – Age 38

The Argentine veteran who spent most of his career again with Inter Milan was known for his sheer strength. He has retired from professional football.

Chivu – Age 36

The Romanian international had a successful stint with AS Roma before moving to Inter Milan and continued with his form for the Italian giants. He has retired from professional football.

Stankovic – Age 37

The former Serbian captain, Stankovic was a legend at Inter Milan and also scored a goal on this amazing night. He has also retired from International football.

Sneijder – Age 34

The midfielder had a torrid time at Real Madrid but his fortunes turned when he moved to Inter Milan. Currently, he plays for the Turkish side Galatasaray.

Coutinho – Age 24

The current Liverpool star was just 18 that time and was the rising star in the Inter ranks. Currently, he is one of the best-attacking midfielders of the world and plays at Anfield.

Eto’o – Age 35

The Cameroon international currently plays for the Turkish side Antalyaspor. After his move away from Inter, the striker never looked settled and moved to a lot of clubs including Chelsea, Everton, and Sampdoria and now plays for the Turkish league.

Biabiany – Age 28

The French striker still plays for Inter Milan. He was diagnosed with cardiac troubles in 2014 and was sidelined for a year. However,  he made a comeback in 2015 with Inter Milan.

Tottenham Hotspur

Gomes – Age 35

The goalkeeper had a good stint at Tottenham and in 2014 moved to the premier league side, Watford. He currently plays as a goalkeeper for Watford.

Hutton – Age 31

The Scottish right-back currently plays for Aston Villa who recently got relegated from the premier league.

Gallas – Age 38

The French defender moved to a lot of clubs in the premier league including Chelsea and Arsenal and ended his career playing for the Australian club Perth Glory. He has retired from professional football.

Bassong – Age 30

Bassong had a stint at Tottenham and now he plays for the premiere league club Norwich city.

Assou Ekotto – Age 32

The quick left back who played for Tottenham in 2010 is playing with the French club Saint-Etienne after a loan spell at Queens park rangers.

Huddlestone – Age 29

The midfielder who was yellow carded for the night and was known for his strength currently plays for Hull city. After spending eight years at Tottenham he finally moved to Hull city.

Lennon – Age 29

The 29-year-old winger who was considered as one of the best in England at that moment plays for Everton FC.

Jenas – Age 33

The talented attacking midfielder currently plays for Queens park rangers.

Modric – Age 30

The Croatian midfielder had a jump in his career after his spell at Tottenham Hotspur and currently plays for one of the biggest clubs in the world, Real Madrid and is very much a part of their starting line-up.

Bale – Age 27

Gareth Bale is one of the best wingers in the world and plays alongside Ronaldo and Benzema and is a prominent figure in the Madrid line-up. He was also the hero of the night with a brilliant second half hat-trick.

Crouch – Age 35

The tall striker who kept moving to a lot of clubs currently plays for the English side Stoke City.

 

  • Steven Sewell

    What a great article. So informative. Sarcasm doesn’t come across well in writing does it?