Bale won the Champions League trophy both on last June along with Real Madrid and brought Wales to penetrate the European Cup semifinals 2016. The achievementarguably exceptional considering the 2016 European Championships is the first major tournament of Wales.
Travel along the impressive Bale last season ever made it rewarded the UEFA footballer of the year nomination. However, he lost to teammate at Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo.
"I am glad I can see the draw of the Champions League. Real Madrid will be working hard to win all the trophies that exist, "said the former Tottenham Hotspur player. Real Madrid will be battled against Borussia Dortmund, Legia Warsaw and Sporting FC in Group F of the Champions League. Bale else know that skuatnya are facing difficult opponents.
"All the results of the lottery will not be easy. Each team had quality and Madrid know this group will be hard. The Champions League is a test weight, hopefully we canretain the trophy, "he said.
Bale dkk will start the journey defended his title in the Santiago Bernabeu entertainSporting FC on September 14, 2016 pm local time. Since 2012-2013, there are only three Serie A teams are eligible to appear in the UEFA Champions League. It is because Italy condemned Germany in the list of the big three.
Up to now, Italy is still stuck in fourth position with a collection of 60.915 points or be embedded 2.19 figures from United Kingdom as the occupant of the third stage.
If the constellation of the big four did not change until the two coming years, Italy else benefited. They reserve the right to add one representative again referred to the UEFA rule change, Friday (6/8/2016).
This change would apply to season 2018-2019, 2019-2020, and 2020-2021.
UEFA do not just concern the rules revision ration tickets Champions League, but also the system of numbering points coefficient and the distribution of prizes.
According to Theodore Theodoridis as the interim Secretary General, a number of changes were done in order to improve fairness for every Member of the Associationor team participants.
"We are happy because the European football remained unified behind the concept of solidarity, fair competition, equitable distribution, and good governance," said Theodoridis.
The following are the changes the rules in the Champions League and Europa League enrollment 2018:
Europa League champion has the right to qualify to the group phase of the Champions League. Previously, team associated could just take part in the first round play-off.
The top four teams from the Association that inhabit the big four will automaticallyqualify for the group phase of the Champions League.
Details details to two of this competition will be completed by the end of 2016.
There is a new system for the coefficients of the Club. The Club will be judged on their respective records. So, there is the Elimination of contribution points from related associations.
Historical success in this competition also were to be counted in the coefficients.
There is an increasing financial distribution for two clubs in the competition.
There are four related pillars of financial distribution, i.e., initial cost, performance inthe competition, the Club coefficients, and the market pool. Guardiola coached Barcelona from 2009 to 2012, while Bravo plays for the origin of Catalonia since 2014.
Now, Guardiola and Bravo will collaborate in Manchester City.
As already outlined, Barcelona and Manchester City meet in the Champions League,more precisely in Group c.
They will compete with Celtic FC (Scotland) and Borussia Moenchengladbach Central (Germany).
Director of sport of Barcelona, Albert Soler, said that the La Liga champions would welcome Ronaldo and Bravo.
"We will welcome the Champions and Bravo, as well as provide an opportunity to the Bravo farewell. We are grateful for his contributions during the two seasons he played with us, "said Soler. good Pick and Bravo never lifted the trophy of the Champions League Big Ear while still in Barcelona.
Guardiola brought skuatnya champion twice in 2009 and 2011, while Bravo champion in 2015.
Barcelona and Manchester City both failed to achieve Champions League trophy last season.
Barcelona were eliminated in the round of 8 by Atletico Madrid, while Manchester City into submission by Real Madrid in the semi-finals.