Gareth Bale's goal-scoring debut for Real Madrid has ended after an hour with the Welshman substituted for Angel Di Maria with the score still 1-1 against Villarreal.
Minutes later, though, he celebrated from the bench as Cristiano Ronaldo scored a deflected goal to put Madrid in front at the Madrigal.
Gareth Bale has celebrated his first goal in a Real Madrid shirt after equalising against Villarreal to ensure his team went into half-time level at the Madrigal stadium.
Gareth Bale has marked his debut for Real Madrid with an equalising goal against Villarreal following his world record transfer.
The strike was celebrated emphatically by the Spanish giant's Twitter feed:
The Welshman tapped home a cross with his less favourable right foot in the 38th minute to draw Real level after Villarreal had taken a 20th minute lead.
Gareth Bale's first appearance in a Real Madrid shirt has not started well after his new side conceded an early goal away at unbeaten Villarreal in the Spanish league.
Gareth Bale has been confirmed in the starting line-up for Real Madrid against Villarreal this evening as he makes his debut following his world record transfer from Tottenham.
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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: