JUDE BELLINGHAM’S proud dad has shared a heartwarming picture after the midfielder won the Kopa Trophy.
The Real Madrid star was presented with the award at the Ballon d’Or ceremony in Paris, France.
Jude Bellingham won the Kopa Trophy Credit: Getty
Bellingham with mum Denise, dad Mark and brother Jobe Credit: Instagram
Bellingham, 20, beat the likes of Bayern Munich’s Jamal Musiala and Barcelona’s Pedri to the accolade.
The England international became only the third Englishman to win the award as he followed in the footsteps of Wayne Rooney and Raheem Sterling.
Father, Mark, could not contain his pride as he shared a lovely picture of Bellingham in his youth at Birmingham City.
The picture shows Bellingham standing for a picture in his Blues kit at an indoor pitch.
Alongside the picture, Mark wrote: “Kopa 2023 award for a good kid who’s growing into a good man.
“Happy for him.
“It’s a nice moment for all those teachers and coaches who have been part of the journey. Good people who kept it all fun.”
Bellingham commented on the post with an emoji of hands doing a heart shape.
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Mark Bellingham shared this throwback picture on social media Credit: Twitter
Fans of the player flocked to the comment section to share their praise.
One posted: “Ballon d’Or loading… 👀.”
A second wrote: “Congrats for raising a very special lad!!”
A third commented: “You raised a great son.”
A fourth said: “Ah isn’t that nice. Just wholesome stuff.”
A fifth added: “I sincerely love how his son is a footballing superstar and he’s worded this like he’s received a good school report or something.”
Bellingham has enjoyed a fantastic start to life at Real Madrid having scored 13 goals in 13 appearances.
He joined the LaLiga giants in the summer for £115million.
His former club Birmingham banked £10m from the sale thanks to a sell-on clause inserted into the deal when he joined Dortmund in 2020.