Gareth Bale otherwise known as the most expensive player in the world is a bit put off by how the media portrayed his recent injury struggles.

Despite missing four full matches due to injury since his switch to La Liga and playing just 120 minutes total Bale says rumors of his demise have been greatly exaggerated.

“It was just a little thigh strain that was blown massively out of proportion” Bale Real Madrid TV. “It is just a minor injury and I’m back now.”

Bale returned once again as a substitute in Real Madrid’s 2-0 win over Malaga at the Bernabeu coming on in the 76th minute.