May 20, 2024


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Kane against Bellingham, only one English prince for Wembley… and the Golden Ball

Failing to get one of its clubs into the semi-finals, England will be content with at least one finalist this year. Five more could travel to Wembley, the three lions' den, on June 1: two for Dortmund (Jadon Sancho and Jamie Pino-Gittens), two for Bayern Munich (Eric Dier and Harry Kane) and one for Real Madrid (Jude Bellingham). “I'm sure a lot of English fans will watch usEngland captain Harry Kane thinks so. As this is our national stadium, there is definitely an added motivation to try to achieve this goal.

However, English hearts will also be moving towards Jude Bellingham, the other superstar of the selection. Although he did not have his usual impact in the previous round against Manchester City, the 20-year-old attacking midfielder has already become a strong link for Real Madrid. “At his age, he copes with pressure without any problem. He has a good attitude and he is an exceptional player. His impact was immediately felt by his goals, his presence and many other things.Pep Guardiola congratulated him during the quarter-final.


Judd can keep scoreless against us.

Jude Bellingham and Harry Kane, Gareth Southgate's two spearheads, face each other for the first time. “To live these experiences, we both went abroad to play in the big nights of the Champions League and big semi-finals.Kane points out that he believes his countryman will miss out on these semi-finals. He is having an exceptional season, but in the two games against us, he can stop him from scoring.He joked.

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And the golden ball?

The attacking midfielder and striker's stats are staggering: 21 goals and 10 assists for Bellingham, 42 goals and 13 assists for Kane. With Kylian Mbappe (43 goals, 10 assists), the other semi-finalist having an incredible season with Paris, the two Englishmen will appear on the podium for the next Ballon d'Or. It remains to be seen in which order.

Although the Euros are the final arbiters of peace considering the trophy to be awarded in October, the Champions League will certainly be decisive. “But if we have to stop voting today, I'll give Bellingham a shortcutAlex Declak commits to Pickx Sports Advisor for the Champions League. Bellingham has an advantage over the other two because it has the biggest club in the world. He has had a better championship than Mbappé and has a more dynamic and spectacular side than Kane. However, we know that it plays a role in all the lobbying surrounding the Ballon d'Or.