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Bale Writes History At Real

Real Madrid forward, Gareth Bale, broke a 20-year-old record with his goal in Los Blancos' 4-0 thumping of Sevilla. 

Read: Real Madrid Smash Sevilla In Action-Packed Clash

The Welshman scored the third of Real's four goals in the 66th minute, which was also his 15th La Liga goal of the campaign.

In addition, Bale has also surpassed former FC Barcelona striker, Gary Lineker, as the all-time leading British goal scorer in the Spanish top flight.

Lineker's record of 42 goals stood for 20 years, but the Los Blancos superstar has now overtaken the former England international with 43 goals.

A list of the leading British goal scorers also features former England internationals, David Beckham and Michael Owen, both of whom have netted 13 goals each.

British top scores in La Liga:

43 - Gareth Bale (Real Madrid)

42 - Gary Lineker (FC Barcelona)

33 - John Aldridge (Real Sociedad)

24 - Steve Archibald (FC Barcelona)

16 - Laurie Cunningham (Real Madrid)

15 - Alan Campbell (Racing de Santander)

13 - Michael Owen, David Beckham (Both Real Madrid)

Read: 'Bale Will Shine Once Ronaldo's Powers Wane'

Is Gareth Bale the best British player to have featured in La Liga? Have your say in the comment section below.

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