02/09/2013 06:17 BST | Updated 03/09/2013 10:27 BST

Twitter Fail Of The Week(end): The Sun Tweets That Real Madrid Signs Christian Bale

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Now, we don't follow football that closely. But even we realise that The Sun meant Gareth Bale when they tweeted this on Sunday evening:

The Sun swiftly removed the offending tweet - but not before plenty of tweeters had screengrabbed it, of course, and/or retweeted it:

Indeed. The streets of Madrid are going to be a little safer this season, we feel...

(Hat-tip: @scaryduck)