Rodrygo Tips Jude Bellingham to Finish As Real Madrid’s Top Scorer

Rodrygo Tips Jude Bellingham to Finish As Real Madrid’s Top Scorer

Chukwu Ikechukwu
updated at November 30, 2023 at 9:06 AM
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  • Rodrygo says no one can score more than Jude Bellingham this season
  • The Englishman was on target again as Real Madrid defeated Napoli
  • Bellingham has scored 15 goals in all competitions for Real Madrid this season

Rodrygo has acknowledged that beating Jude Bellingham to the top scorers’ award at Real Madrid might be impossible this season after another masterclass against in the UEFA Champions League.

The 20-year-old midfielder became the first player to score in each of his first four Champions League appearances for the Spanish club after netting in the 4-2 victory against Napoli at Santiago Bernabeu.

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Jude Bellingham hits his trademark celebration after putting Real Madrid 2-1 up against Napoli in the Champions League. Photo by Angel Martinez
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According to the BBC, the goal marked another milestone for Bellingham as it was the Englishman’s 15th goal in his 16th appearance for Real Madrid this season, earning him more praise from teammate Rodrygo.

The Brazilian confessed it will be difficult to score goals than Bellingham this season as the England international keeps scoring in every game for the Spanish giants.

Bellingham, who joined Real Madrid this summer from Borussia Dortmund for £88.5million, is currently the leading goalscorer in La Liga with 11 goals and has also scored four goals in four Champions League games this season.

Ancelotti compares Bellingham to Zidane

Meanwhile, Carlo Ancelotti has compared Jude Bellingham to Zinedine Zidane following the Englishman’s Man of the Match performance against Italian giants Napoli, Livescore reports.

The 20-year-old midfielder was likened to Zidane due to the similarities they both possess on the pitch as they can quickly get into scoring positions from the midfield.

The veteran Italian coach revealed Bellingham is a gift to football as he noted no one had expected him to adapt so quickly at the Spanish club, not even the fans or rival clubs.

Bellingham scores an outrageous header

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Jude Bellingham's impressive goal-scoring spree persisted, as he found the net in his fourth consecutive UEFA Champions League match against Napoli.

The young Englishman has seamlessly adapted to life at Real Madrid, showcasing his scoring prowess consistently throughout the season, maintaining this trend on Wednesday.

Fresh off contributing to Madrid's 3-0 victory over Cadiz in La Liga, Bellingham capitalised on a perfectly placed cross from David Alaba, breaking the deadlock for Los Blancos.

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Chukwu Ikechukwu Godwin is a journalist with over 9 years of experience in the Nigerian media industry. He has worked both in Radio (Today FM, Rhythm FM, Wish FM) and Television (Silverbird TV) as a Sports Analyst..