Jude Bellingham

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Jude Bellingham
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Bellingham with Borussia Dortmund in 2020
Personal information
Full name Jude Victor William Bellingham[1]
Date of birth (2003-06-29) 29 June 2003 (age 19)[2]
Place of birth Stourbridge,[3] England
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.86 m)[4][5]
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Borussia Dortmund
Number 22
Youth career
2010–2019 Birmingham City[6]
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2019–2020 Birmingham City 41 (4)
2020– Borussia Dortmund 79 (8)
National team
2016–2018 England U15 8 (1)
2018–2019 England U16 11 (4)
2019 England U17 3 (2)
2020 England U21 4 (1)
2020– England 22 (1)
Men's football
Representing  England
UEFA European Championship
Runner-up 2020 Europe
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:32, 4 February 2023 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21:52, 10 December 2022 (UTC)

Jude Victor William Bellingham (born 29 June 2003) is an English footballer. He plays as a midfielder for Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund and the England national team.

Bellingham joined Birmingham City as an under-8 and became the club's youngest ever first-team player when he made his senior debut in August 2019 at the age of 16 years, 38 days.[3] He played regularly during the 2019–20 season. He joined Borussia Dortmund in July 2020, and in his first competitive match, he became their youngest ever goalscorer.

He represented England at under-15, under-16, under-17 and under-21 levels. He made his first appearance for the senior team in November 2020, and represented the country at UEFA Euro 2020 and the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Early life[change | change source]

Jude Victor William Bellingham was born on 29 June 2003 in Stourbridge, in the Metropolitan Borough of Dudly, West Midlands,[3] the eldest son of Denise and Mark Bellingham.[7][8] His father Mark was until 2022 a sergeant in the West Midlands Police and was a prolific goalscorer in non-League football.[9][8][10] Bellingham's younger brother, Jobe, is a Birmingham City player.[11] Bellingham attended Priory School in Edgbaston, Birmingham.[12]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Notification of shirt numbers: Birmingham City" (PDF). English Football League. p. 4. Archived (PDF) from the original on 26 November 2019. Retrieved 15 October 2019.
  2. "England - J. Bellingham - Profile with news, career statistics and history - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 9 February 2023.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Bellingham creates Blues history". Birmingham City Football Club. Retrieved 9 February 2023.
  4. "Jude Bellingham". kicker.de (in German). Archived from the original on 23 February 2021. Retrieved 20 September 2020.
  5. "Jude Bellingham" (in German). Borussia Dortmund. Archived from the original on 11 February 2021. Retrieved 20 October 2020.
  6. "Bellingham expresses his gratitude". Birmingham City F.C. 23 July 2020. Archived from the original on 11 February 2021. Retrieved 3 September 2022.
  7. Goldmann, Sven (9 October 2020). "Jude Bellingham: Young. Good. And really cool". Borussia Dortmund. Archived from the original on 27 February 2021. Retrieved 13 November 2020.
  8. 8.0 8.1 Townsend, Joe (23 December 2019). "Jude Bellingham: Birmingham City teenager wins EFL Young Player of the Month award for November". BBC Sport. Archived from the original on 11 December 2021. Retrieved 27 December 2019.
  9. Coney, Steven (22 September 2016). "700-up! Legendary striker Mark Bellingham on reaching the amazing milestone". The Non-League Paper. Archived from the original on 7 August 2019. Retrieved 29 March 2019.
  10. Mark Bellingham [@Bello1966] (14 November 2022). "As of midnight I became a civilian after 24+ years service. Cops ain't perfect but they're tryng their best under difficult circumstances. If we can show kindness to eachother, we have a chance" (Tweet). Retrieved 8 January 2023 – via Twitter.
  11. Fisher, Ben (20 February 2020). "Why Jude Bellingham is already on the radar of football's powerhouses". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 13 February 2023.
  12. "Jude Bellingham to Manchester United? Birmingham teenager is a special talent". Sky Sports. Retrieved 13 February 2023.