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Gareth Bale has Twitter conversation with a football after Copa del Rey win

Ryan Bailey
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In the aftermath of Real Madrid's Copa del Rey final victory over Barcelona, Gareth Bale celebrated his incredible winning goal in customary fashion by posing with the trophy wearing a scarf on his head and riding on an open-top bus through Madrid in the early hours of Thursday morning. (Note how they didn't let Sergio Ramos hold the trophy on the bus this year.)

Somewhere amid the jubilation, the world's most expensive player also found the time to go on Twitter to have a chat with the match ball.

The King's Cup final was played using a Brazuca, the official ball of the World Cup Finals, which happens to be manufactured by the same German sports apparel company that sponsors the Welshman and Los Blancos. Naturally, Bale wanted to give his thanks to the instrument of his success. And naturally, the ball replied to him:

Bale and his inanimate spherical friend are clearly getting on famously, but does Brazuca know he's been flirting with someone else on Instagram?

Gareth, you hussy!

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