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Jude Bellingham’s Excellent Run Continues in Champions League Triumph

Bellingham’s Record-Setting Performance

Jude Bellingham, the young English midfielder, has etched his name in the annals of football history by becoming the first player to score in each of his first four Champions League appearances for Real Madrid. This remarkable feat unfolded in a captivating clash against a spirited Napoli side, where Bellingham’s impact was felt across the Santiago Bernabeu.

Jude Bellingham, Image Credits- Jude Bellingham's Twitter
Jude Bellingham, Image Credits- Jude Bellingham’s Twitter

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A Goal-Scoring Symphony

The match took an early twist as Napoli’s Giovanni Simeone found the net in the ninth minute. However, Real Madrid quickly responded, with Rodrygo’s brilliant curling effort leveling the score just two minutes later. Bellingham then took center stage, heading in David Alaba’s well-placed cross in the 22nd minute, marking his 15th goal in only 16 appearances for Los Blancos.

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Ancelotti’s Admiration

Real Madrid’s seasoned manager, Carlo Ancelotti, couldn’t help but express his admiration for Bellingham’s performance. Ancelotti lauded the midfielder’s spectacular ability to infiltrate the box, drawing a vivid comparison: “He comes into the box like a motorbike.” Ancelotti emphasized the surprising speed of Bellingham’s adaptation to the club and the mesmerizing football he consistently brings to the pitch.

Carlo Ancelotti head coach of Real Madrid during the UEFA Champions League match between SCC Napoli and Real Madrid at Stadio Diego Armando Maradona on October 3, 2023 in Naples, Italy.  (Photo by Jose Breton/Pics Action/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Carlo Ancelotti head coach of Real Madrid during the UEFA Champions League match between SCC Napoli and Real Madrid at Stadio Diego Armando Maradona on October 3, 2023 in Naples, Italy. (Photo by Jose Breton/Pics Action/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Goal-Scoring Prowess Unleashed

Bellingham wasn’t content with just a goal; he showcased his playmaking skills by providing the crucial assist for Joselu’s fourth goal in added time. This comprehensive contribution sealed Real Madrid’s 4-2 victory, maintaining their perfect record in the Champions League this season.

Jude Bellingham’s Record-Breaking Journey

Jude Bellingham’s journey from Borussia Dortmund to Real Madrid has been nothing short of spectacular. Following a stellar 14-goal season with Dortmund, his high-profile 103 million euros move to Madrid in the summer has proven to be a masterstroke for the Spanish giants.

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From Motorbike to Maestro

Ancelotti’s colorful analogy of Bellingham entering the box “like a motorbike” encapsulates the midfielder’s explosive playing style. Bellingham has not only surpassed his previous club’s goal tally in just 16 matches but has consistently showcased his versatility as a goal scorer and a playmaker.

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Jude Bellingham, Image Credits- Jude Bellingham’s Twitter

Consistent Brilliance

Bellingham’s ability to dictate play was evident throughout the Santiago Bernabeu pitch. A late surging run into the box culminated in a looping header over Napoli keeper Alex Meret, securing yet another goal for the 20-year-old sensation. His overall performance demonstrated a seamless integration into the high-paced style of Real Madrid.

Bellingham’s Remarkable Stats with Real Madrid

Jude Bellingham has seamlessly transitioned to La Liga, showcasing incredible goal-scoring prowess with five goals in his first four games for Los Blancos. His impact in the UEFA Champions League was immediate, marking his debut with a late winner in the 1-0 victory against Union Berlin.

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FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – International Friendly – Scotland v England – Glasgow, Scotland, Britain – September 12, 2023 England’s Jude Bellingham celebrates after the match REUTERS/Carl Recine/File Photo

La Liga Dominance

In La Liga, Bellingham’s stats are nothing short of impressive. With 11 goals and 2 assists in 12 games, he has become a dynamic force for Real Madrid.

Champions League Brilliance

Bellingham’s excellence extends to the Champions League, where he has scored in all four games he has played, accumulating a total of 4 goals and 2 assists in just 359 minutes on the pitch.

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Jude Bellingham Won the Man of The Match against Napoli for his Goal & An Assist, Image Credits- Jude Bellingham’s Twitter

Breaking Records

Notably, his 74th-minute goal against Cadiz on November 26 marked his 14th goal in 15 games for the club, surpassing Cristiano Ronaldo’s club record for most goals in a player’s first 15 games in white.

Season Stats Overview

  • La Liga:
    • Games: 12
    • Goals: 11
    • Assists: 2
    • Minutes: 1,025
  • UEFA Champions League:
    • Games: 4
    • Goals: 4
    • Assists: 2
    • Minutes: 359
  • Copa del Rey:
    • Games: 0
    • Goals: 0
    • Assists: 0
    • Minutes: 0

Overall Club Stats

  • Total Games: 16
  • Total Goals: 15
  • Total Assists: 4
  • Total Minutes: 1,384

Bellingham’s Impact on the International Stage

Beyond his stellar performances at Real Madrid, Bellingham has become a key figure in Gareth Southgate’s England squad.

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Soccer Football – 2023 Ballon d’Or – Chatelet Theatre, Paris, France – October 30, 2023 Real Madrid’s Jude Bellingham after being awarded the Kopa trophy during the awards REUTERS/Stephanie Lecocq

England National Team Performance (2023):

  • Games: 2
  • Goals: 1
  • Assists: 2

His recent contributions against Scotland and Italy showcase not only his goal-scoring ability but also his playmaking skills on the international stage.

Real Madrid’s Path Forward

Having already secured their place in the Round of 16 as Group C winners, Real Madrid can now shift their focus entirely to La Liga. Leading the standings alongside Girona, the team is in a prime position to continue their success on both domestic and international fronts.

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