Jude Bellingham’s primary school yearbook quotes go viral: Borussia Dortmund star names his dream club

Jude Bellingham's primary school yearbook has gone viralJude Bellingham's primary school yearbook has gone viral
Jude Bellingham's primary school yearbook has gone viral | Getty Images
One of Jude Bellingham’s former classmates has shared what the footballer wrote in their primary school’s yearbook.

Jude Bellingham has been going viral over the weekend, but not due to his performance for Borussia Dortmund, as the midfielder was sidelined with injury. Despite Bellingham’s absence, his side beat Augsburg in a convincing 3-0 victory, sending them to the top of the table with just one game to go.

A former classmate of the 19-year-old prodigy has uploaded pictures of what Jude wrote in his primary school yearbook. He attended Hagley Primary School, near Stourbridge, where the Birmingham City legend grew up.

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As a year 6 pupil, aged just 10 or 11, Jude wrote that he enjoyed Adam Sandler movies, and that his bad habit was “talking too much”. At the time, he also listed his greatest achievement as: “Reaching the national finals in the school football team.”

Perhaps the most interesting part of pre-teen Bellingham’s mind however was what he wanted to be when he grew up. Despite astonishingly predicting he would be an international footballer for England, he also named La Liga side Barcelona as his dream club. Barcelona supporters exploded at the news on social media, with some making tribute videos aiming to entice Jude to the historic club.

More recently, the Dortmund midfielder has been heavily linked with a move to direct rivals of Barcelona, Real Madrid. Esteemed football journalist Fabrizio Romano even reported that Jude has agreed to the deal on personal terms, and all that awaits is the agreement between the two clubs, plus the official contract signing.

The deal is rumoured to be worth upwards of €100 million - a fee that would heavily finance Bellingham’s former side, Birmingham City Football Club. This is due to a sell-on clause included in the contract Jude signed when he moved to his current Bundesliga side.

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One of Jude’s teachers at Hagley Primary School, told the BBC that he was “such a fantastic young man”. His younger brother, Jobe Bellingham, has also departed the Blues to play for Championship side Sunderland A.F.C.

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