GIF: Gareth Bale Nails Long-Range Golazo for Real Madrid at Real Sociedad

BR-UK StaffFeatured Columnist IVApril 5, 2014

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Moments after receiving treatment for a nasty collision, Gareth Bale struck a brilliant long-range effort to double Real Madrid's lead at Real Sociedad. 

Bale capitalised on a poor clearance from Sociedad's goalkeeper, caught him out of position and struck his ambitious effort perfectly:

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Just prior, his status was in question as he had to go off due to a bloody gash on his knee: 

Bale off to get his knee, which is trickling blood, looked at

— AS English (@English_AS) April 5, 2014

Esta es la marca de los tacos en la rodilla de Bale. pic.twitter.com/DPs1fWlWyF

— Escolta Blanca (@EscoltaBlanca) April 5, 2014

 

Bale tiene un AGUJERO en la rodilla tan grande como la Real Sociedad en el medio del campo #EstoEsAsi @tjcope pic.twitter.com/fYgnfyCEFB

— LaPrimeraHora de TDJ (@Laprimerahora) April 5, 2014