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Gareth Bale is the first player serving a non European club to score in this year world cup

Yesterday's 82nd minute successful penalty conversion saw Gareth Bale become the first player outside European leagues to score in this year's world cup.

The Welsh star serves as a wing forward for MLS side Los Angeles FC. He signed to join them in June 27 and played his first match against Los Angeles Galaxy in July 8.

He has 13 appearances for the American club and managed to score 3 goals. Among the goals is a 128th minute header that put things level for his team in this year's MLS Cup final against Philadelphia Union. The match ended 3-3 and the Black & Gold went on to win in the penalty shootout, becoming the first team to win a Supporters Shield and MLS Cup double since Toronto in 2017.

All the other goal scorers play for clubs inside Europe as follows;

1. Enner Valencia - Fenerbahce (Turkey)

2. Bukayo Saka - Arsenal (England)

3. Mehdi Taremi - Porto (Portugal)

4. Marcus Rashford - Manchester United (England)

5. Jack Grealish - Manchester City (England)

6. Jude Bellingham - Borrusia Dortmund (Germany)

7. Raheem Sterling - Chelsea (England)

8. Timothy Weah - Lille (France)

9. Cody Gakpo - PSV Eindhoven (Netherlands)

10. Davy Klassen - Ajax (Netherlands)

Note that the first three have 2 goals each while the rest have 1.

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