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Jude Bellingham makes Champions League historical past regardless of Dortmund dropping to Man Metropolis | Soccer


Jude Bellingham scored the opening objective on the Etihad (Image: Getty Photos)

Jude Bellingham continues to cement his place as one of the vital spectacular younger gamers on the planet as he continues to shine within the Champions League earlier than he even turns 20.

The 19-year-old scored the opening objective of the sport as Borussia Dortmund took the lead at Manchester Metropolis, though the Premier League champions scored twice within the final 10 minutes to pinch a victory.

Bellingham admitted he was ‘gutted’ after the defeat, however his private progress continues at a shocking tempo as he scored the fourth Champions League objective of his profession.

That’s the most targets ever scored within the Champions League by an English teenager, whereas his 18 Champions League appearances additionally represents essentially the most ever of an English teenager.

The previous Birmingham midfielder already has 15 England caps to his title and will probably be hoping to play a giant function within the World Cup on the finish of this yr.

After the sport he spoke impressively for such a younger man, admitting defeat however instantly turning consideration to a giant Bundesliga conflict with Schalke on Saturday.

‘It’s powerful to see them [the positives] now to be sincere,’ Bellingham advised BT Sport. ‘I’m gutted, quarter-hour or so from the tip of the sport

‘However that’s soccer towards these huge groups, however we’ve received a large recreation on Saturday within the derby, large for us and the followers.

‘It’s vital that we bounce again and we will take the positives rapidly and be taught from it.’

The midfielder has been strongly linked with a transfer to Liverpool subsequent yr, however Manchester Metropolis boss Pep Guardiola is clearly a giant fan of him as effectively.

‘Jude Bellingham is an distinctive, nice participant,’ stated the Spaniard. ‘I believe everybody is aware of it, not simply because the supervisor of Manchester Metropolis tells you!’


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