Real Madrid’s star player, Vinicius Jr., has offered insight into his instrumental role in facilitating the signing of Jude Bellingham from Borussia Dortmund during the summer transfer window.
Jude Bellingham, now a standout figure in the Real Madrid squad, has made an immediate impact, showcasing his goal-scoring prowess and powering the Spanish giants to victory in numerous matches.
In their recent Group B matchday two clash against Napoli at the Diego Maradona Stadium, the English playmaker was in exceptional form, contributing with a goal and an assist as Real Madrid secured a 3-2 victory.
This remarkable performance earned Bellingham his sixth “Man of the Match” award in Real Madrid colors, an impressive feat considering he has played just nine games for the club this season. Vinicius Jr. disclosed that he had actively encouraged the 20-year-old to join him in the Spanish capital, expressing his desire for Bellingham to become a part of the Real Madrid family.
Vinicius Jr. commented, “I wanted Jude at Real Madrid! I sent many messages to Bellingham last year. I was texting almost every day and I was telling him: come to Madrid.”
Jude Bellingham’s stats as a Real Madrid player this season reflect his significant contribution to the team’s success:
La Liga: 7 games, 6 goals, 2 assists
Champions League: 2 games, 2 goals, 1 assist
These impressive numbers underscore Bellingham’s impact on Real Madrid’s campaign, as he continues to be a pivotal figure in their quest for silverware.