Indeed. They know he's the best English striker. But it's a bit different if he does it up close and personal An analogy: you know the guy next door dresses sharp and attracts women. But then he comes round and fucks your wife. Forgive my lack of correctness. Channeling my inner trump You don't think Bale went because he was top epl scorer (wasn't) or looked good for wales do you? No it was because he made their defense look like an easy lay.