Midfielder Jude Bellingham officially made his Real Madrid debut and received the number 5 shirt, the number that used to belong to legends at the Bernabeu like Gago, Zidane…
Bellingham officially debuts Real Madrid
Jude Bellingham is the first blockbuster of the world football village in the summer transfer window of 2023. He left Dortmund to join Real Madrid for 103 million euros without extra fees.
Thereby, the English player became the second most expensive contract in the history of the Spanish royal team after Eden Hazard (130 million euros).
After completing the medical examination and final procedures, Jude Bellingham officially made his Real Madrid debut. At the new team, the 2003 midfielder was given the number 5 shirt.
In the past, this number belonged to Zinedine Zidane. In addition, there are many other legends who also wore the number 5 shirt at Real Madrid such as Fabio Canavaro, Fernando Gago…
Jude Bellingham could not hide his happiness when officially becoming a Real Madrid player. He shared:
“This is the most important day of my life. I have officially joined the greatest club in the world.
The reason I chose Real Madrid over Premier League clubs? Simply because in Europe, Real Madrid is the number one team. I am impressed with the tradition and history of Real Madrid. I want to continue writing history for this team.”