Bale shows support for Ronaldo after Portugal star forced out of Euro 2016 final

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The Portugal forward was forced off on a stretcher due to a knee injury and his Real Madrid team-mates have already wished him a speedy recovery

Gareth Bale has shown his support for Cristiano Ronaldo after the Portugal forward was forced to leave the field on a stretcher in Sunday’s Euro 2016 final against France.

The 31-year-old was in tears after a knee injury which he suffered in a challenge with Dimitri Payet preventing him from playing beyond the 25th minute at the Stade de France.

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Ronaldo was praised after he consoled Bale in the immediate aftermath of Portugal’s victory over Wales in the semi-final.

And now the Wales star has posted a message of support for his Madrid team-mate following the knee injury.

Marcelo, another team-mate of Ronaldo’s at Madrid, has also praised Ronaldo after his left the pitch.

“Come on Chris, we're all with you! You're great, you've done everything you could,” the Brazilian posted on Twitter.

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