1 September 2013 Last updated at 18:23 GMT

Gareth Bale: British footballers who have played abroad

Uefa Champions League final: Atletico Madrid v Real Madrid

  • Venue: Estadio da Luz, Lisbon
  • Date: Saturday, 24 May
  • Kick-off: 19:45 BST

Coverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio 5 live with live text commentary on the BBC Sport website

BBC Sport looks back at other British footballers who have played abroad, as Gareth Bale prepares to take part in Saturday's Champions League final for Real Madrid.

Real Madrid made Bale the most expensive player in history when they paid Tottenham £85.3m (100m euros) to sign the 24-year-old.

Real take on city rivals Atletico Madrid in Lisbon's Estadio da Luz on Saturday.

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