Jude Bellingham, or the ‘Golden Boy’ of 2023 – he is expected to grab other awards as the best young player

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Jude Bellingham already knows what it’s like to play, win and score twice in an El Clasico. Since landing at Real Madrid, his sporting life has taken on a momentum that has surprised many, but he has always been clear that the royal club was the ideal place to take a step forward in his career.

He was right. His goals and play have amazed everyone, so much so that, according to reports from England, he will receive all kinds of awards, starting with the Golden Boy, an award that has been given for 20 years to the best player under 21 years.

The Englishman will be crowned on December 4 by the Italian newspaper ‘Tutto Sport’, as the best young footballer in the world.


Real Madrid do not know how it is for their player to win this award for 20 years, but this also has to do with the policy of the club, which in the past was based on confirmed stars, but today it has changed .

Now the royal club has young stars like Vinicius, Rodrygo, Edouardo Camavinga, Jude Bellingham, Arda Güller and another who will already approach him later, Endrick.

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According to MARCA, Bellingham received the votes of the main European media among the candidates chosen by the Italian newspaper based on the parameters of the performances during the last twelve months.

There was no doubt on the part of the jury in determining the name of the winner.

The truth is that the Englishman in the previous two years was already very close to the prize, ranking second behind Pedri and Gav.

Among the finalists are four other La Liga players such as Barça players Alejandro Balde and Lamine Yamal, Real Madrid player Arda Güller and Girona full-back Arnau Martínez.

The collection of awards does not end for Jude Bellingham with Golden Boy. He will be an active part of the Golden Ball that is awarded on Monday.

He will also receive the ‘Kopa’ award, which recognizes the best young footballer from the magazine ‘France Football’. So far this award has been won by Kylian Mbappe, Mattis De Ligt, Pedri and Gavi.

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