Gareth Bale tweets for first time in eight months as he shares rare seven-word post after Real Madrid beat Bayern

GARETH BALE broke his X silence to congratulate Real Madrid on reaching the Champions League final.

The Spanish giants produced a late comeback to beat Bayern Munich 2-1 at the Bernabeu, winning 4-3 on aggregate.

Gareth Bale won five Champions League titles with Real Madrid
Gareth Bale won five Champions League titles with Real MadridCredit: Getty

Real Madrid will now take on Borussia Dortmund at Wembley on June 1.

And Bale revealed he will be there to cheer on his former side as they bid to win the Champions League for a record-extending 15th time.

The former winger, who retired last year, tweeted for the first time in eight months, saying: “Hala Madriddd!! See you at Wembley boys.”

Bale, 34, has plenty of experience playing in the Champions League with Real and scored a key equaliser in the final against Atletico Madrid when they won La Decima in 2014.


He also scored twice in the final four years later as a substitute when Real Madrid beat Liverpool 3-1 in Kyiv.

The Wales legend won five Champions League titles with Los Blancos before leaving the club in 2022.

Two of those trophies came playing under Carlo Ancelotti, who could win the competition for a fifth time.

Real Madrid beat Manchester City on penalties to reach the latter stages of the competition after knocking out RB Leipzig in the Round of 16.

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Gareth Bale honours


League Cup – 2008

Real Madrid

La Liga – 2017, 2020, 2023

Champions League – 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2022

Copa del Rey – 2014

Club World Cup – 2014, 2017, 2018

They will be heavy favourites up against Dortmund in the final, who have won the competition once – in 1997.

Meanwhile it was heartbreak for Bayern Munich and Harry Kane, whose trophy drought continues.

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