Described as a 'luxury modern home' with five bedrooms, the footballer's former home in Woodford Green comes with a giant price tag.
As footballer Gareth Bale prepares for his new life in the Spanish capital Madrid, here are a few tips to help him get settled.
Gareth Bale will reportedly earn £300,000 a week at Real Madrid but where would that put him in a list of the highest paid athletes?
Millions of pounds have been changing hands all day for the world's top footballers, but what does it mean in a language we normal human beings can understand? We've broken down Gareth Bale's salary into smaller parts, and it's still mind-boggling.
Gareth Bale earns more than £1,500 every hour. And, it's even more scary when you break it down to the minute
£25 every minute. Did you have a tea break today? While you were waiting for the kettle to boil, Gareth Bale was earning £75, in just three minutes. They're not like the rest of us, those world-class footballers, are they?
Real Madrid's Twitter account has been tweeting from the Gareth Bale press conference, where the Welshman said:
Real Madrid's new signing Gareth Bale impressed the fans at the Bernabeu by doing some keepy-uppies on the pitch:
Gareth Bale has showed-off his skills on the Bernabeu pitch in front of thousands of Real Madrid fans after he was officially unveiled by the club.
Gareth Bale addressed the Real Madrid fans in English and Spanish during his official unveiling at the Bernabeu stadium:
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez presented Gareth Bale with the number 11 shirt as his family watched on at the Bernabeu.
Gareth Bale was joined on-stage with his family as Real Madrid president Florentino Perez presented him with Real Madrid's number 11 shirt.
Gareth Bale said it is "absolutely amazing to be here" as he was officially unveiled as a Real Madrid player at the Bernabeu.
In Spanish the Welshman said "it's a dream to play for Real Madrid".