Written by Olaleye Oluwadamilola
Real Madrid summer arrival Jude Bellingham is amazed at his blistering start to life at the Spanish giant admitting that his performances gives him goosebumps after snatching an injury time winner in the Champions League opener against Union Berlin to coup the MVP award.
Real Madrid English midfielder Jude Bellingham who scored his team’s 94th minute winner against Union Berlin on Wednesday night as revealed his excitement to life in Spain as he will be happy if he keeps leaving it late to score for his team.
Bellingham said in his post match pressers: “I’m not going to lie I would much rather score in 90 plus minutes than the 15th even if it might strain the heart and the fans’ hearts. It’s always good to score late because it usually decides the game, t’s even more special than I thought.”
“I get goosebumps just talking about it now. I’m just so grateful to be at this club. I talk about the staff and the players but there is the fans as well who as you arrive to the stadium are there in their thousands just to get a glimpse of the bus and then they are there before the warm-up”, he said when asked about the start he has made.
“You don’t really understand how big this club is until you are here.”
Real Madrid struggled to break down Union Berlin and were heading for only the second 0-0 in their European Cup history before Bellingham scored with almost the last kick.
Jude Bellingham was voted MVP of the match between Real Madrid and Union Berlin, which saw the Whites claim their first win in the 2023/24 Champions League. The midfielder struck the winning goal in stoppage time after latching onto a rebound after Valverde’s shot was parried by the goalkeeper.
Bellingham has had a sensational start to the season, scoring six goals in six games as a madridista and he has been instrumental in the team’s success so far.
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