Giggs: Bale 'greatest' Welsh player I've seen

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Substitute Gareth Bale stepped up to seal a third straight title as the Blancos prevailed 3-1, with Karim Benzema also getting his name on the scoresheet.

"I feel that I need to be playing every week", he said.

"And please beat Liverpool, please!' Real have endured a hard season in La Liga, finishing third behind champions Barcelona and runners-up Atletico Madrid".

The Welshman stunned Europe tonight by coming off the bench to score one of the finest European Cup final goals of all time, scoring a sensational overhead kick to put Real Madrid into the lead against Liverpool.

Giggs watched Real's 13th triumph in European football's premier competition at Wales' Los Angeles team hotel ahead of Tuesday's friendly against Mexico.

The former England captain has begged ex-Real Madrid team-mate Zinedine Zidane to beat the Reds in the Champions League final on Saturday night.

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"The team and all the staff were watching and when it went in the room erupted", Giggs said.

Just two minutes and two seconds after his introduction for Isco, Bale scored one of the great Champions League final goals, sending a beauty of a bicycle kick flashing past Loris Karius.

Gareth Bale says he needs to be playing regularly and will discuss his future with his agent in the summer.

But Giggs said: "I've always maintained he looks happy at Real Madrid".

"I'm not going to say which one is better", Zidane said when asked to compare his goal to Bale's.

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