Lineker feels Bale is capable of matching the world's best.
"Well he could be right up there. You know heâ€™s going, heâ€™s starting to remind you a little bit of Ronaldo in the way he plays and you know Ronaldo made the sort of similar sort of steps didnâ€™t he towards the ability that heâ€™s now showing. But Baleâ€™s not reached his prime yet. Heâ€™s phenomenally talented, heâ€™s got, heâ€™s unbelievably fastâ€¦"
Lineker was speaking with Ian Wright of Absolute Radio's Rock n' Roll Football. Every Saturday from 5pm on 1215AM. For more, visit absoluteradio.co.uk/football.