Wales superstar Gareth Bale has no doubt aliens exist – and he says he has seen a UFO with his own eyes.
The Tottenham star’s revelation came during a bizarre chat with his club and country teammate Joe Rodon which was shared on Spurs’ YouTube channel.
Bale, 31, backed up his stance by claiming the United States government has released footage of flying saucers which has fuelled numerous conspiracy theories.
The pair got on to the topic after Rodon, 23, asked his teammate if aliens exist, but he grew increasingly bemused as Bale regularly came back to the topic throughout the Q&A.
“We’ve had a long discussion about this,” said Rodon as he posed the initial question concerning aliens.
“I’m not going to say they don’t exist so I’ll say, not to cause an argument, I’m not against it or for it. I know you believe in it.”
Explaining his stance, Bale replied: “There’s a lot of conspiracy theories and there’s footage of UFOs out there that’s been released by the US Government.”
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In response, Rodon questioned the legitimacy of Bale’s evidence, labelling supposed videos of UFOs “fake”.
The former Swansea star also reiterated his view that mankind does not know “what’s out there”.
But Bale – who is on currently loan from Real Madrid – was not to be dissuaded and reaffirmed his stance, declaring: “There is definitely, 100 per cent aliens. 100 per cent. There’s been video footage released.”
The conversation moved on but the pair later revisited topic as Rodon amusingly asked his teammate who drives UFOs.
Bale retorted: “I know some UFOs are probably secret government things.”
He added: “I actually have [seen a UFO] once. I actually have.”
The Q&A concluded as Bale pushed Rodon for an answer on whether aliens exist, with the latter relenting and saying yes so he could “get you off my back”.
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