Christian football group questions Gareth Bale's £85.3m transfer

Mon 02 Sep 2013
By Administrator User

The head of Christians in Football asks whether anyone is worth that amount of money.

Gareth Bale has officially become the most expensive player in history.

The Wales forward has moved to Real Madrid for a world-record transfer fee of £85.3 million from Tottenham.

He is reported to have signed a 6-year contract worth £300,000 pounds a week.

It has been one of the most dragged-out deals of the summer.

This lunchtime thousands of Real Madrid fans gathered at their stadium to welcome him to the club.

Keith Hammond is head of Christians in Football.  Speaking on Premier's News Hour he described the amount of money involved in football as 'crazy':

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