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Video - Gareth Bale takes keepie-uppies to a new level

SoccerBy Kevin Palmer
Bale impresses with a golf club in his hands
Bale impresses with a golf club in his hands

Gareth Bale was a talisman for the Welsh national team at Euro 2016 this summer - and now he has confirmed he is also a bit of a trickster with a golf club in his hands.

Bale played a key role in Wales' run to their first ever major tournament semi-final in France earlier this month, with some of his holiday before he return to action with Real Madrid spent working with some of his commercial sponsors. 

Promoting the Sprint 6 golf app, Bale mixed his football and golfing talents to produce a video that was lapped up by his 20 million followers on Instagram.

There may soon be a vacancy at the top of the world game with Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo's reign as the game's leaders edges towards a conclusion, with the publicity machine behind Bale eager to promote their man as they next superstar with advertising deals like this:

 

How good can your golf be in 30 seconds? Post your videos to @sprint6golf ⏰⛳️ #GetReadyToPlay

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