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Real Madrid 7-3 Sevilla: Gareth Bale Scores Two But Dives Again (PICTURES)

Gareth Bale scored a brace on his full Bernabéu debut for Real Madrid in their bonkers 7-3 win over Sevilla but overshadowed his performance with another shameless dive.

Bale curled in a spectacular opener and doubled Madrid's advantage with a deflected free-kick before Cristiano Ronaldo took over.

The Portuguese scored a penalty and notched two more goals in the second-half for his 22nd Madrid hat-trick. while Karim Benzema ended his seven-goal club drought with a double.

Bale takes a tumble in the second-half

Welshman Bale, who provided two assists for Ronaldo and Benzema, was fortunate not to be yellow carded when he attempted to win a penalty in the second-half, though.

But Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti was keen to laud the 24-year-old after a poor Clásico display at the weekend.

"Tonight everyone saw the real Gareth," the Italian told a press conference. "He played really well, showing fantastic skills. It takes time [to adapt] but it was a necessity. Now he doesn't have problems physically and he is improving his confidence, so he will be very important for us in the future."

Real Madrid CF v Sevilla FC - La Liga Caption: MADRID, SPAIN - OCTOBER 30

Bale's Bernabéu brace

Ronaldo has now joined Atlético Madrid's Diego Costa at the top of the Primera Liga's goalscoring charts with 11 goals.