Gareth Bale Scores Again For Real Madrid
Real Madrid is a Spanish football club, they play in the La Liga, the top flight of Spanish football. They are the richest club in the world and over recent years have made the biggest transfer deals in the history of the sport.
In 2009 Cristiano Ronaldo joined to wear the Real Madrid football shirt for a staggering £80m, and more recent Gareth Bale was lured to Spain in an even larger deal.
This star-studded team wears the Real Madrid football shirt for all their league and European ties. Sportswear manufacturer Adidas has signed a huge deal with the club to manufacture their home, away and third kits as well as the training wear range until at least 2020.
This deal is one of the largest to date and is worth a staggering £31m per year to the club.
The club was founded in 1902 and since then the color of the home Real Madrid football shirt has been white. The 2013 - 2014 kits all coordinate together with an element of orange within the design.
The white home jersey has orange neck and sleeve trim and stripes down each side. It is an exceptional design that also incorporates the club crest and Adidas logos. Shop for yours at Soccer Box today.
On the pitch top stars including Ronaldo and Bale wear their shirts alongside the matching Real Madrid socks and shorts. The entire kit is white with orange trim. The socks are specially designed by Adidas to protect the players feet.
They are ergonomically designed to fit the left or right foot, an advanced cushioning system is used for maximum protection when worn alongside good quality football boots.
Gareth Bale is a Welsh footballer, he began his professional career at Southampton before joining Premier League team Tottenham Hotspur in 2007. After a slow start he began drawing a lot of attention for his goal scoring abilities throughout the 2012 - 2013 season.
Scoring 26 goals in 44 games made him a prime target for a move to Spain that would see him wear a Real Madrid football shirt.
Throughout the 2013 summer transfer window rumors and speculation were rife concerning a potentially huge deal that would mean Bale leaving Tottenham Hotspur for a future wearing the Real Madrid football shirt.
Just before the window closed it was announced that a deal had been done, it was the biggest transfer deal ever to be completed worth around £85m.
Due to an injury picked up while playing in a national game for Wales Bale has had little opportunity during the opening matches of the season to showcase his considerable talents.
He made his debut appearance wearing a Real Madrid football shirt at Villarreal. Despite the game finishing in a 2-2 draw Bale made his mark by scoring in the 38th minute before being substituted.
Manager Carlo Ancelotti has been supportive of gradually building up Bale's match time to ensure a complete recovery and reduce strain. He made his first home start and completed the entire 90 minutes against Sevilla on 30th October.
In this epic, action filled match Bale impressed by scoring twice, as well as creating 2 assists that helped towards Ronaldo's hat-trick.
The game ended 7-3 in favour of the squad wearing the Real Madrid football shirt.
The UEFA Champions League (UCL) is the most prestigious European soccer tournament; it is played between the top teams with 1 eventually winning the final to be crowned champions of Europe.
Many clubs have third kits that are primarily designed for away UCL games, this season Real Madrid's is orange. This kit including orange Real Madrid socks were showcased in Turin against Juventus.
Gareth Bale scored his 1st Champions League goal against Juventus wearing his third Real Madrid football shirt. The game ended 2-2 it was however enough to secure the teams place in the final 16 of the competition.
They have secured 10 points from 4 games and are currently top of group B. For Bale this brings his tally up to 4 goals from 9 matches, an impressive start when you consider his injury and lack of full 90 minutes of match time.
What did you think of the match between Real Madrid and Juventus?
Do you think Bale is worth his £85m price tag?
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