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Bale hasn't played for Madrid since September when he was ruled unfit to play because of "swelling (.) to the soleus muscle of his left leg."
While only 23 of the 32 qualifiers for next year's World Cup have been determined, there's already a long list of high-profile players who have missed the cut.
The 28-year-old forward missed Real Madrid's league game with Espanyol on Sunday but reported to the Wales camp the following morning.
Gareth Bale has been ruled out of Wales's final two crucial World Cup qualifiers against Georgia and Ireland.
Ronaldo marked his 150th European game with second-half goals after Bale's stunning early volley gave Real the lead.
Ronaldo claimed two second-half goals after Gareth Bale's stunning early volley gave Real the lead at Dortmund's Signal Iduna Park.
Bale bounced back from jeers as Real Madrid opened their Champions League campaign with a 3-0 win over APOEL Nicosia.
Gareth Bale believes he can still win over the Real Madrid faithful after silencing his critics with a sensational solo goal to seal a vital 3-1 win at Real Sociedad on Sunday.
With star strikers Benzema and Ronaldo unavailable, the Spanish champions will have to find a new attacking combination.
The winger had moved to the Spanish club from Tottenham Hotspur in 2013 for a then world-record fee of 100.8 million euros.
Gareth Bale is back training with Real Madrid and hoping for better luck as he prepares to start his fourth campaign at a club.
Manchester United is holding talks with Real Madrid over a possible move for forward Gareth Bale this summer transfer window.
Bale hasn't played since suffering the latest in a series of calf injuries that have plagued his time in Madrid, against Barcelona on April 23.
Zinedine Zidane remains positive Gareth Bale will feature for Real Madrid again this season despite being injured.
Bale has made just 26 appearances in all competitions for the European champions this season, scoring nine goals.