Gareth Bale meeting Real Madrid fans
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£85m Gareth Bale presented to Real Madrid fans

2 September 2013 Last updated at 14:18 BST

Gareth Bale has been presented to Real Madrid supporters following his world record £85.3m (100m Euros) transfer from Tottenham.

The Wales forward received a rapturous reception after stepping out on stage in front of more than 20,000 fans at the Bernabeu Stadium.

Speaking in Spanish, the 24-year-old told fans: "It is a dream to be here in Madrid. Thank you for this welcome."

Bale was then paraded on the pitch sporting the number 11 shirt.

Ashleigh Crowter reports.

Bale presented to Real Madrid fans