Gareth Bale’s luck is officially out.
The Real Madrid star is becoming a meme now when you consider his injury record in recent seasons.
After a stellar first campaign in Spain that saw him win the Champions League, his last few years have been blighted by persistent fitness issues.
So much so that the typically hostile Real fans are starting to lose patience in him.
And it appears he jinxed himself after confirming he was back in training this week after not appearing for the European champions since the end of September.
That’s because after making his return as a substitute in the Copa del Rey on Tuesday night, Bale picked up ANOTHER knock in the process.
And, according to Cadena Ser, the new injury is bad enough to rule him out of the trip to Athletic Bilbao at the weekend.
It means Bale has now suffered 12 separate injuries in his four-and-a-half years at the Bernabeu.
Bale didn’t train with the squad on Wednesday after completing half an hour against Fuenlabrada.
The Welsh wizard has managed just over 500 minutes of first-team action this season in all competitions.
And it appears he’s set for another spell on the sidelines.
When will he catch a break?