Xabi Alonso: “It was incredible, I have never seen anything like it. It look like the ball was going out, but he kept pushing and ran off the field to get it. It was amazing.”
What. A. Goal!
It was classic Gareth Bale – the Welshman ran from deep, skinned Marc Bartra (who pulled up with a hamstring injury) and slotted the ball between Pinto’s legs.
Bale was a threat all game, looking likely to score from the very first few minutes and made his mark in Spain and El Clasico late on with a wonder goal.
And, the goal has been celebrated on social media with a ton of great pictures and memes which can be seen below…