Graham Roberts: Why Real Madrid should learn from Spurs with Bale

Gareth Bale

The former Tottenham Hotspur man is unimpressed by the antics of many Real Madrid fans.

Ex-Tottenham star Graham Roberts feels Real Madrid fans could learn a thing or two from supporters in north London.

Indeed, Bale, a talisman at White Hart Lane before making a world-record move to current European champions Real Madrid, was heavily backed by the Tottenham faithful.

That backing came despite a slow start to his career with the north London side. And the confidence it gave the Welshman means the rest was history.

At Real Madrid, however, the world's most expensive player has come in for heavy criticism of late, clearly being made a scapegoat for form that would anywhere else receive praise or at the very least a pat on the back.

The boos have rung out against the 25-year-old and Roberts says he 'isn't having' those fans who get on Bale's back.

The former Tottenham man believes these supporters are the same ones that booed Cristiano Ronaldo and another ex-Spurs star in Luka Modric last season. And he thinks they could learn a trick or two from those at the Lane.

Bale received plenty of criticism for his performance on Tuesday night, when Real Madrid lost 2-1 at Juventus in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final.

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