Jude Bellingham is already paying back his transfer fee! Six things we learned as Real Madrid sink Man Utd in Texas with two stunning goals

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Jude Bellingham might be the most expensive English player of all time, but if he keeps up his early performance levels he will turn out to be a bargain for Real Madrid. The midfielder scored a classy first goal for his new club to set them on their way to a 2-0 victory over Manchester United, a result which showed that despite the progress the Red Devils have made in the last year, the 14-times European champions are still a class above them.

Bellingham had already shown Madrid what he was capable of in his first match against AC Milan, and he built on that performance with an equally impressive display in front of a sold-out and raucous crowd in Houston.

But it was Madrid striker Joselu who truly got the fans off their feet by securing the victory with a stupendous overhead kick which left United's debutant goalkeeper Andre Onana with no chance of saving.

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