Gareth Bale comments on Twitter after scoring against Tottenham

Bale Battles V Madrid

Real Madrid star Gareth Bale scored against former club Tottenham.

Just two years ago Tottenham were stubbornly hanging onto Gareth Bale, attempting to resist the advances of Real Madrid.

The Welsh international eventually made it clear he had his heart set on the Spanish side, with Daniel Levy selling him for a world record transfer fee which still stands.

Last night he faced his former club for the first time, and inevitably put them to the sword, scoring the second goal in a 2-0 win for Real Madrid.

Bale took to Twitter after the game, to express both his satisfaction at the win and mark the occasion of featuring against his former club.

It has not all been rosy for Bale since making the switch to Spain, despite winning the Champions League and Copa del Rey in his opening season, scoring in both finals.

The winger took flak from Madrid fans last season after losing form amid sky-high expectations, with dissatisfaction piled up by rivals Barcelona winning a treble.

Under the management of Rafa Benitez he now has a fresh start, and his goal against Tottenham, as noteworthy for sentimental reasons as it was, is also a positive sign for the Welshman that he can make the coming season a success.

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