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Tottenham's Gareth Bale Gets Times Square Billboard in New York

Will TideySenior Manager, GlobalJuly 9, 2013

After a summer of frantic transfer speculation, Tottenham would probably rather Gareth Bale was hidden from public view.

But NBC isn't playing along. The broadcasting company posted a giant billboard of the Welsh wing wizard in Times Square in New York City, in mid-goal celebration and in plain sight of swaths of tourists.

NBC is using Bale to push its coverage of the 2013-14 Premier League season in the U.S.

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