Real Madrid's Gareth Bale Gives a Free Kick Masterclass

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If you want to learn how to take a free kick like Gareth Bale, look no further.

The Wales and Real Madrid star may have borrowed his own technique from teammate Cristiano Ronaldo, but it is mighty effective, and as he explains, it depends on striking the ball right in the middle, keeping the body tall.

Bale scored a series of sumptuous free kicks last season while still playing for Tottenham Hotspur, but he's had to play second fiddle to Ronaldo when it comes to set pieces at the Bernabeu.

That said, Bale has still managed to score one free kick for his current team—in the Champions League against Galatasaray.

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