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Bellingham wins the Kopa award for best young person of the year

English Jude Bellinghamof the real Madridreceived the award this Monday Raymond Kopa which designates the best youngster of last seasonat the gala Ballon d’Or in Paris.

Bellingham, who joined the white team at the beginning of the season, replaces Barcelona’s Spaniard Gavi in ​​the awardwho was another of the candidates along with his partner Alejandro Bucketthe Frenchman Eduardo Camavingafrom Real Madrid, and the German from Bayern Munich, Jamal Musiala.

After receiving the award, Bellingham showed his gratitude to “everyone” who has helped him in his career and dedicated the trophy to his brother and parents. “Thank you for your support,” he said.

Bellingham, when asked by the gala presenters, said that he has had “a very good start” to the season with Real Madrid and showed his gratitude to his teammates and his coach, Carlo Ancelotti: “They have welcomed me very well and allowed me to express myself.”

About whether he chose the number 5 in the Madrid team as a tribute to Zinedine Zidanehe joked and pointed out that, “to be honest, there was no other”although he later stressed that this shirt represents “enormous pressure and a tribute to one” of his “idols.”

The midfielder assured that he will continue working “to achieve new trophies.”

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