Gareth Bale joins Madrid for record fee

September 1, 2013
By ESPN staff

Real Madrid have finally completed the long-protracted signing of Gareth Bale after paying Tottenham a world record fee -- believed to be €100 million -- for his services.

Bale, 24, had been a target for Madrid all summer and Los Blancos eventually managed to convince Spurs to sell after agreeing a fee that beats the previous record of ...

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