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Gareth Bale's goal-scoring debut ends after 60 minutes

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 scores on his Real Madrid debut

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 set for Real debut after record transfer

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.


Bale: 'I've been following Real Madrid since I was 10'

Real Madrid's Twitter account has been tweeting from the Gareth Bale press conference, where the Welshman said:

Gareth Bale presented to Real Madrid fans at Bernabeu

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 has completed his move to Real Madrid. Credit: Real Madrid
He has been officially unveiled today. Credit: Real Madrid
It is believed the Welshman moved for a world record fee. Credit: Real Madrid
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