EMMA RHYS-JONES is the wife of Welsh legend Gareth Bale.
And husband Bale has now called time on his glittering career with the news he has retired from football aged 33.
Here's everything you need to know about her and when the couple tied the knot…
Who is Emma Rhys-Jones?
Emma Rhys-Jones has been with Gareth Bale for over a decade.
She grew up in Llanishen, a district in north Cardiff a couple of miles from Bale's family home.
The couple began dating in the early 2000s while attending Whitchurch High School.
They got engaged in July 2016 and Gareth announced the news on social media posting: "She said yes!! This is a birthday weekend I won't forget for a long time…"
The pair got married in 2019 – a year after Gareth scored a stunning goal in the Champions League final.
Who is Emma's husband Gareth Bale?
Gareth is a former professional footballer who mostly recently played for for LAFC in the United States and Wales at the World Cup.
He was born on July 16, 1989, in Cardiff.
He started his football career at Southampton before moving to Tottenham.
He signed a six year deal with Spanish club Real Madrid in 2013 where he went on to win some of football's biggest trophies including the Champions League five times.
When was Emma Rhys-Jones' and Gareth Bale's wedding?
Emma and Gareth got married in June 2019 in Mallorca.
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How many children do Emma Rhys-Jones and Gareth Bale have?
Gareth and Emma have four children – two daughters and two sons.
Their first child Alba Violet was born at the University Hospital of Wales on October 21, 2012.
Their second daughter, Nava Valentina arrived on March 22, 2016.
The couple's son Axel was born on May 8, 2018, before their fourth child Xander was born on July 7, 2021.
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