Jude Bellingham matches Cristiano Ronaldo record with 95th-minute winner for Real Madrid

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  • Bellingham nets last-minute winner
  • Mobbed by teammates at Bernabeu's reopening
  • Matches Cristiano Ronaldo's record from 2009

WHAT HAPPENED? Bellingham's last-gasp strike means the English sensation has not grabbed five goals in his first four league appearances - something that has only ever been done by the indomitable Ronaldo after he made the move to Madrid from Manchester United in 2009. Fans inside the new-look Santiago Bernabeu serenaded their new superstar midfielder after another big moment from the 20-year-old.

THE BIGGER PICTURE: Bellingham has hit the ground running since making the big-money move from Borussia Dortmund in the summer window, netting against Athletic Bilbao, Celta Vigo and Getafe on top of a brace away at Almeria. 15 years ago, Ronaldo was on target against Villarreal, Espanyol, Deportivo la Coruna and got himself a double against Xerex.


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WHAT NEXT FOR BELLINGHAM? He'll be looking to continue his excellent club form in an England shirt as the Three Lions take on Ukraine and Scotland.