News and opinions
11 September 2013
Gareth Bale arrived at the Cuidad Real Madrid facilities to complete his first training session with the Whites. Bale met the Real Madrid coaching staff as well as his new teammates; the first to welcome Real’s newest player was Cristiano Ronaldo. The two strikers chatted on the way to the first team’s dressing room, where Bale joined the rest of Carlo Ancelotti’s team minutes before kicking off the first training session with the entire group ahead of the match against Villarreal.
The Whites’ newest player arrived at the Ciudad Real Madrid shortly after 3:30 p.m., where he met up with Cristiano Ronaldo. The striker was the first to welcome Bale and, after a short chat, the two entered the training facilities together. Once inside, a smiling Bale met the coaching staff and Carlo Ancelotti introduced the Welsh player to assistant coaches Zidane and Clement. The two welcomed the striker and after discussing the player’s first impressions Bale entered the dressing room, where he met his new teammates and changed for his first training session with the Whites.