THE world’s most expensive footballer has chosen the Costa del Sol to recover from a tiring season for Real Madrid.

Welshman Gareth Bale has been spending some down-time with friends in and around Marbella.

Jagielka, Bale and two friends on the fairway at Finca Cortesin
Jagielka, Bale and two friends on the fairway at Finca Cortesin

His pal Everton defender Phil Jagielka joined him for a round of golf at Finca Cortesin in Casares, rated the second best course in Spain.

Jagielka, 33, posted a photo of the pair on Instagram with the caption: “Great day on the course. Managed to seal the win on the last #fincacortesin.”

Bale, who cost Real Madrid 100 million euros two years ago, is rumoured to be partying in Sisu Boutique Hotel over the weekend.

He has been a controversial figure this season, drawing criticism from Madrid’s fans despite scoring 13 times in the league.

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