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Gareth Bale Says He's At LAFC to Win Trophies, Not to Retire

Gareth Bale poses for photos after being introduced as a new member of the Los Angeles FC MLS soccer club Monday, July 11, 2022, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Gareth Bale poses for photos after being introduced as a new member of the Los Angeles FC MLS soccer club Monday, July 11, 2022, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Los Angeles (AP) -- Gareth Bale wants the world to know Los Angeles FC is not the 18th hole of his soccer career.

The golf-loving Welsh forward intends to keep playing for club and country for several more seasons, and he hopes to fill those years winning trophies with his new stateside team.