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Ronaldo: Bale has been fantastic in Madrid

Posted on 12/12/2013 in Blog, La Liga

Cristiano Ronaldo has said Gareth Bale has enjoyed an "incredible" start to his Real Madrid career.

Although the Portuguese star is still very much the main man at the Bernabeu – and the favourite to win this year's Ballon d'Or – Bale has settled in well after a world record transfer. 

The Welshman has scored nine goals in his first 14 appearances and is striking a fierce partnership with his fellow winger.

"What he is doing is incredible," Ronaldo told beIN Sport.

"He had a difficult start partly due to a small injury that he suffered.

"The fans love him now and he is a fantastic player who will help us to win trophies."

He also said that winning the Ballon d'Or is not as important as team success.

Will the Ronaldo and Bale combination be good enough to help Real catch Barcelona at the top of La Liga? Or perhaps even help them finally get La Decima?

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