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DTotD: Cristiano Ronaldo goes hard on Gareth Bale in training, Bale nutmegs him

Brooks Peck
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Perhaps in an attempt to test the new guy or maybe just to get him out of the way before he even plays a single match, Cristiano Ronaldo attempted a two-footed challenge on Gareth Bale in Real Madrid training session. But to prove that he won't be intimidated, Bale quickly got his revenge by nutmegging Ronaldo.

Just for that, Cristiano will probably speak Spanish to everyone in front of Bale all weekend just to make him uncomfortable.

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Pepe loves it. (Getty)

If they had both come away from this little "welcome to the big time," that would've been just shy of €200 million down the tubes. Is Florentino Perez having fun yet?

This has been the Dirty Tackle of the Day: a chronicling of unfortunate events.

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