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:
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".
There was a huge cheer for Gareth Bale with fans at the Bernabeu chanting his name.
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez praised the Welshman, saying: "(He is) a great player with many qualities."
Mr Perez also thanked Tottenham and talked of "complicated" negotiations.