Dirty Tackle

Gareth Bale’s first day of training at Real Madrid in pictures

Brooks Peck
Dirty Tackle

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With the international break finally over, players who switched clubs just before the close of the summer transfer window now have the chance to introduce themselves to their new teammates. For Gareth Bale, it took months to reach this point and thankfully Real Madrid had cameras at the ready for his first day of training with his new club. Let's take a look.

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Carlo Ancelotti: "My eyebrow is only mildly excited about this. The rest of me feels kind of awkward."

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"Remember when we both used to play for Spurs and then forced them to sell us to Real Madrid? ... That was awesome."

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"Don't stare at Zidane, don't stare at Zidane, don't stare at Zidane..."

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Ancelotti: "Do you think you could be a bit more like Mesut Ozil?"

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"Running, wearing a training kit, being in a major capital city, free lunches — this is everything I dreamed it would be."

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"Where did everybody go?"

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