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Gareth Bale Settles Copa Del Rey Final In 85th Minute With Magnificent Solo Charge (GIF & Video)

By Chris Wright

Spain Soccer Copa del Rey

At no point did it ever look truly under control, but Gareth Bale settled the Copa Del Rey Final in Real Madrid’s favour last night by yomping past Marc Bartra on the outside from inside his own half, eventually making his way into the Barcelona area and poking a magnificent solo finish past Jose Pinto…

Spectacular, if in a physical sense rather that a technical one – i.e, that Bale was still capable of that kind of full-tilt, 70-yard sprint in the 85th minute of a game. The guy’s a specimen.

Anyway, the Copa marks Bale’s first silverware as a Real player with plenty more to come, you’d suspect.

As for Barca, the defeat marks the first time they’ve lost three¬†consecutive matches since January of 2003. Not good.

Highlights…

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By Chris on April 17th, 2014 in Barcelona, GIFs, La Liga, Newsnow, Real Madrid, Skills, Videos. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.
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6 Responses to “Gareth Bale Settles Copa Del Rey Final In 85th Minute With Magnificent Solo Charge (GIF & Video)”

  1. Sir Sprintalot says:

    His touches were atrocious, really.
    That sprint is utterly impressive in any case

  2. Al says:

    specimen is definitely the right word, unbelievable to do that at any time but at that stage in a cup final, phenomenal.
    Obviously best mates with Benzema as well the way he didn’t completely ignore him or leave him hanging

  3. DICE says:

    and the MVP goes once again to none other than Mr. Pinto hahaha

  4. Sultan says:

    Barca fans with the fingers haahhahahah ! Idiots !!!

  5. Ankit Bansal says:

    Hi

    This performance and this goal will definitely define Bale’s future at Madrid. He was awesome all night long with ball control, acceleration.

  6. TravisKOP says:

    classic Bale goal. hard touch to the outside and outrun the defense. id love to actually clock his speed and see how fast he can run

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