"Obviously going into a different culture, a different country, I've had to grow up as a person, never mind a footballer," said Bale, whose time at Real Madrid turned sour over the past 18 months, with the press and fans turning against him after a continuing series of injuries.
"For me and my national team mate Gong Xiangyu, this is our first time to compete in the Chinese Women's Volleyball Championship. Of course we want to deliver our best performance here," said Jiangsu captain Zhang Changning.
Beating Shenzhen was the only way for Dalian to keep its Final Group A dreams alive with two rounds left in the first phase. But Morteza Pouraliganji's header from the penalty spot and a Harold Preciado strike saw Shenzhen take a 2-0 lead after 31 minutes.
With the infection rate greater than 35 per 100,000 inhabitants per week in Munich (56.13), fans were banned from Bayern's recent league game against Schalke.
According to ski amateurs, the excitement of racing down the piste may be as pure as the mountain snow or as bracing as an Arctic chill. However, getting good at skiing is extremely challenging.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- A late goal from forward Pepe handed Gremio a 1-0 victory over Brazilian rivals Gremio in their Copa Libertadores Group E match on Wednesday.
After winning the match 5-1, Yan now faces Martin Gould.
Rafael Veiga had put the visitors ahead by latching on to a Matias Vina cross with a low finish in the 71st minute.
Shanghai dominated the second half with several scoring chances. Hulk hit the post twice but couldn't find his second goal of the match.
TEHRAN, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- Iran's Esteghlal on Wednesday beat Al Ahli of Saudi Arabia 3-0 in Group A with both sides advancing to the 2020 AFC Champions League round of 16.
If head coach Domenec Torrent didn't have enough obstacles to overcome, an eruption of ash from the Sangay volcano left his team unable to train on Sunday.