Wales have confirmed their place at Euro 2020 with a home victory over Hungary and Gareth Bale enjoyed the moment with his national, behind a flag that had the message: "Wales. Golf. Madrid. In That Order".
The forward can look forward to playing in another major tournament after Aaron Ramsey scored twice - the first goal set up by a cross from Bale - as the Welsh prevailed 2-0 in Cardiff on Tuesday.
Given the way he celebrated qualification, Bale's future with Real Madrid might not be so rosy.
Bale has experienced a turbulent time in the Spanish captial, despite winning four Champions League titles.
The Spanish press and fans have often taken a dig at Bale for spending plenty of time on the golf course outside of football.
Fans on social media found Bale’s dig funny after al his frustration.
Gareth Bale taking the piss out of Real Madrid again, this time in video form— Scott Saunders (@_scottsaunders) November 19, 2019
Wales. Golf. Madrid. In that order.
Gareth Bale is past caring and who can blame him? This is aimed more at Madrid media than at the club and quite honestly, they deserve it. The campaign against him has been disgusting. Not that this will help...https://t.co/Wtf2paywes— Ben Hayward (@bghayward) November 19, 2019
Gareth Bale— Transfer News (@TrustyTransfers) November 19, 2019
Wales. Golf. Madrid. 👀 pic.twitter.com/oPeCXP2gBe
Wales climbed from fourth to a second-place finish in Group E behind Croatia, leaving Hungary to attempt to get to the finals via the playoffs in March.
Slovakia, who beat Azerbaijan 2-0, finished in third place and will also contest the playoffs.
It will be a second straight Euros for the Welsh, after 2016 in France when they reached the semi-finals in their first major tournament in 58 years.
That was under Chris Coleman and now they are coached by Ryan Giggs, the Manchester United great who has delivered in his first qualifying campaign in charge of his country.
"It doesn't get any better than that," Giggs said on Sky Sports.
"Credit to the lads, coming back from where we were in the summer after two defeats.
"We showed grit, determination and quality. It's one of the best days of my life."
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The game against Hungary marked the first time Bale and Ramsey had started together for Wales since a Nations League qualifier against Denmark last November.
"This is where we want to be," Bale said about Wales reaching a major tournament for only the third time.
"We will go there and have some fun again."
He looked like he was having fun after the match as he danced on the field behind a flag whose message was seemingly linked to recent comments made by former Real Madrid player Predrag Mijatovic when discussing Bale's current priorities at Madrid.
Germany and Belgium dominate
Elsewhere, Serge Gnabry scored a hat-trick and Leon Goretzka added two more for Group C winners Germany in a 6-1 win over Northern Ireland in Frankfurt while Georginio Wijnaldum, standing in as captain, scored three goals as runners-up Netherlands trounced Estonia 5-0.
On the final night of qualifying, top-ranked Belgium completed a perfect campaign in Group I by thrashing Cyprus 6-1 for a 10th-straight win.
Christian Benteke and Kevin De Bruyne both scored twice, with Yannick Carrasco also on the score sheet and Christoforou Kypros scoring an own goal.
Already-qualified Russia thumped San Marino 5-0 while Scotland accounted for Kazakhstan 3-1.
Group G winners Poland earned a late 3-2 win over Slovenia, while runners-up Austria lost 1-0 at Latvia and North Macedonia beating Israel 1-0.
The 20 teams qualified for Euro 2020 are: Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine, Wales.