BBC Sport - Gareth Bale scores sublime free-kick for Southampton, aged 17
Bale scores stunning first goal, aged 17
- From the section Football
A 17-year-old Gareth Bale scores his first senior goal with a sublime free-kick for Southampton against Derby in the 2006/07 Championship season.
The Welsh winger has become the most expensive footballer in history after signing for Real Madrid.
The transfer fee of £85.3m (100m euros) breaks the world record of £80m set in 2009 when Cristiano Ronaldo moved from Manchester United to Real Madrid.
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