The Ballon d’Or holder was clearly worried for his team-mate as he clutched his injured calf.
The Wales international lasted only five minutes of the European champions’ routine 3-1 victory over Malaga in La Liga on Saturday at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu and was forced off the pitch.
Javier Hernandez got a rare opportunity to play as a result, replacing the world’s most expensive player in the early exchanges.
Interestingly, the above photo was captured of Bale after he went to ground with his ailment, as team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo comes to his assistance.
The ex-Spurs winger has had a tough time of it in recent months, with the Madrid fans and media turning on him to some degree following a dip in form.
Bale’s relationship with Ronaldo also appeared strained as the Portuguese star has been frustrated on occasion with the Welshman not passing him the ball.
However, the ex-Manchester United hero was clearly worried for his team-mate after he picked up his injury and showed his human side by coming to Bale’s aid.