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Gareth Bale Thanks the Brazuca Football After Real Madrid Win Copa Del Rey

Real's Gareth Bale celebrates scoring his team's 2nd goal during the final of the Copa del Rey between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia, Spain, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Alberto Saiz
Mark PattersonUK Staff WriterNovember 26, 2016

Gareth Bale has thanked the 2014 World Cup football, the Brazuca, after he scored the wondergoal that won the Copa del Rey for Real Madrid against Barcelona on Wednesday night.

The ball was being used specially during the final, but will be seen throughout the World Cup.

Thank you for your cooperation last night @brazuca! Nice working with you. #teamwork

— Gareth Bale (@GarethBale11) April 17, 2014

Naturally, because the World Cup ball has its own Twitter account, the ball responded:

.@GarethBale11 Same to you Gareth, I just did what your feet told me to do. #ballin

brazuca (@brazuca) April 17, 2014

Bleacher Report is never one to underplay the role of a football, but in its considered opinion, that goal had a bit more to do with Bale being quick than the Brazuca

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