Bale names fourth-member of Spurs’ ‘Welsh Mafia’ – Not Lucas Moura

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Gareth Bale
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Gareth Bale has revealed that Son Heung-min is the fourth member of Tottenham Hotspur’s Welsh Mafia along with himself, Joe Rodon and Ben Davies.

Bale has shown plenty of signs of coming back into his best form over recent weeks, with the Welshman netting six goals in his last six games in all competitions.

Almost every one of his goals have been accompanied by the 31-year-old making a ‘WM’ sign with his hands to indicate ‘Welsh Mafia’.

Son too has been involved in the celebration and the on-loan Real Madrid man revealed that it was because he considers the South Korean to be Welsh.

Bale and Rodon both took part in a Q & A with Tottenham’s official Twitch Channel, with the wide man revealing that he even photoshopped Son’s face over Lucas Moura in a picture where the Brazilian was doing a WM celebration.

Bale said: “We knew the other Mafia was Moussa, Serge and Tanguy – La Mafia.

“So we decided to create a Welsh Mafia, but the original Welsh Mafia had four of us because Sonny is in it.

“He’s basically Welsh to us. We’re a bit disappointed because all the pictures have us three and Lucas – but really Sonny should be the fourth man.”

Bale and Rodon also discussed the Cardiff-Swansea rivalry during the Twitch stream with the Cardiff-born winger insisting that the Bluebirds are the bigger club than the Swans.

However, Rodon, who came through the Swansea youth system, contended that Cardiff cannot claim Bale since he never played for the club, having joined Southampton as a teenager.

Bale said: “Cardiff’s a bigger club, I said, because they’ve won the FA Cup.

“He [Joe] obviously disagrees because he’s a Swan, but then he’ll go to me ‘you’ve never played for Cardiff’.”

Rodon then chimed in: “They can’t claim you. Cardiff cannot claim him.”

Bale responded: “Of course I’m from Cardiff, and I support Cardiff, but I’m a Welshman.

“I try to unite both if it’s even possible. “He [Joe] just doesn’t want the Wales fans to boo him!”

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