• Gareth Bale took first place in the global soccer poll after scoring his first hat trick for Real Madrid.

    Real Madrid's Gareth Bale from Britain celebrates his hat-trick during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Valladolid at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013.
    LAST UPDATE : Dec 03, 2013, 6:18 PM EST