Bale seals world-record deal

Gareth Bale has thanked Tottenham after his record-breaking £85.3 million move to Real Madrid was confirmed.

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Gareth Bale's salary by day, hour and minute

What could you do with more than £36,000 every day? Credit: ITV News London

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.

Every hour, Gareth Bale earns the same as many of us in a month Credit: ITV News London

Gareth Bale earns more than £1,500 every hour. And, it's even more scary when you break it down to the minute

Wait a minute, there's another £25 in Bale's back pocket Credit: ITV News London

£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?

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