Gareth Bale, Cristiano Ronaldo handshake a fine example of awkwardness?


(Helios de la Rubia/Real Madrid via Getty Images)

After a long, drawn-out journey to get to Real Madrid, €100 million man Gareth Bale finally arrived in Spain. There to greet him was €94 million man (whose crown as “most expensive footballer” was usurped by Bale), Cristiano Ronaldo.

Real Madrid photogs presumably captured the first meeting between the two starlets. Or, at the very least, helped stage the handshake Real Madrid PR folks felt best conveyed: “Hey! Look how buddy-buddy these two individuals are!”

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