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Jude Bellingham’s Shoulder Dislocation Stirs Reactions from Real Madrid Fans
- Jude Bellingham has been instrumental to Carlo Ancelotti's side this season
- The young midfielder suffered a shoulder injury in the game against Rayo Vallecano
- Real Madrid fans have wasted little time reacting to the news of the midfielder's injury
Real Madrid were left with a bitter taste in their mouths after they played out a stalemate against their city rivals, Rayo Vallecano.
The draw had several negative consequences for the La Liga giants. To begin with, it allowed Catalan club Girona to overtake them and claim the top spot in the league standings.
Additionally, it brought their long-standing rivals Barcelona back into title contention with Carlo Ancelotti's team. To make matters even worse, the draw came at a cost, as star midfielder Jude Bellingham suffered a shoulder dislocation during the match, as reported by Madrid Xtra.
The 20-year-old midfielder, who has been directly involved in 16 goals in 14 appearances under Carlo Ancelotti, had a mishap in the 11th minute of the game while attempting to control the ball.
He struggled to stand and had to receive medical attention while clutching his injured shoulder.
Despite Bellingham continuing for the duration of the game, reports from Managing Madrid have stated that the midfielder could miss the La Liga club's crucial UEFA Champions League clash against Sporting Braga.
Upon hearing the news of the marquee midfielder's potential absence in the Braga match, Real Madrid fans wasted no time in expressing their concerns and sentiments about Bellingham's injury on social media.
Real Madrid fans react to Bellingham's injury
"His shoulder gave up after carrying Real Madrid this season."
@_EFutbol_, in a somewhat humorous tone, wrote:
"Bellingham injured from stretching his arms a lot 😂😂😂."
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"Come back stronger, boy."
@PharaohRMA, in a more worried tone, retorted:
"Our season is over."
"I knew it. Of course, he soldiered on during the match, an awesome dude. How long will he be out for, if at all?"
While many Real Madrid fans were left disheartened by the midfielder's injury, Madrid Universal have reported that the young midfielder is expected to recover in time for Los Blancos' upcoming match against Valencia.
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Bellingham claims Kopa Trophy
Sports Brief also previously reported on Bellingham claiming the Kopa Trophy at the Ballon d'Or Awards gala event on Monday (October 30).
This prestigious accolade - reserved for the most outstanding footballer under the age of 21 - was presented to the Englishman at the Theatre du Chatelet in Paris.
Bellingham's triumph signifies his status as the best-performing young player, as he outshone Bayern Munich's Jamal Musiala and Barcelona's Alejandro Balde to win.