Sports Personality 2014 contender: Gareth Bale

During the countdown to the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award on Sunday, 14 December, we will be looking at each of the 10 shortlisted contenders.

Real Madrid and Wales footballer Gareth Bale has been in stellar form for both club and country in 2014, winning the Champions League in his first season in Spain.

You can vote for this year's BBC Sport Personality of the Year during the BBC1 show on Sunday, 14 December, either by phone or online.

If you vote online, you must register to have your say on 14 December. Find out how here.