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Jude Bellingham wins 2024 Laureus Breakthrough of the Year Award


April 23, 2024

England and Real Madrid midfielder, Jude Bellingham, has secured the prestigious 2024 Laureus World Sports Breakthrough of the Year award, marking a significant milestone in his burgeoning career. 

The 20-year-old has quickly risen to prominence since his £89 million transfer from Borussia Dortmund to Real Madrid last summer, establishing himself as a pivotal figure within the team.

Bellingham’s standout performances on the field have not gone unnoticed, with his recent exploits including a crucial goal against Barcelona in the highly anticipated El Clasico clash, further solidifying his reputation as a game-changer. His impressive tally of 17 goals in La Liga this season underscores his prowess and contribution to Real Madrid’s campaign.

In addition to his domestic success, Bellingham played a pivotal role in Real Madrid’s Champions League quarter-final victory over Manchester City, demonstrating his ability to shine on the grandest stage of European football. His

The Laureus World Sports Breakthrough of the Year award serves as a testament to Bellingham’s meteoric rise and undeniable impact on the sport.

While Bellingham’s accolade headlines the awards ceremony, tennis legend Novak Djokovic clinched the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year award for an impressive fifth time, reaffirming his status as one of the greatest athletes of all time. Meanwhile, Spain and Barcelona midfielder Aitana Bonmati received the women’s equivalent award, highlighting her outstanding contributions to the world of sports.