Jude Bellingham: The Borussia Dortmund and England star's career in numbers


Jude Bellingham has blossomed into one of the world's very best midfielders since joining Borussia Dortmund in summer 2020, aged just 17. bundesliga.com juggles the numbers behind his stellar career so far...

*Data correct as of 4 May 2023

29 - Bellingham has played all but one of Dortmund's 30 league games so far, starting 28 of them. He's played the most minutes (2513) of any BVB squad member. He missed the Matchday 17 encounter with Mainz due to suspension.

5 - His five Bundesliga goals so far represent a career best, and with 11 competitive strikes to his name in 2022/23, he leads all Dortmund scorers.

90 - Since his arrival, he has played the most Bundesliga games for Dortmund (90, equal with Julian Brandt), played the most minutes (7009), fought the most duels (2214) and won the most duels (1168).

1 - The former Birmingham City youngster made his Bundesliga debut on Matchday 1 of the 2020/21 campaign, registering an assist in the 3-0 win over Borussia Mönchengladbach. He made his senior international debut for England two months later.

2 - Bellingham scored his first brace on Matchday 12 of 2022/23.

4 - He is the third teenager, after Kylian Mbappe and ex-Dortmund teammate Erling Haaland, to score in four consecutive UEFA Champions League fixtures.

6 - What's more, Bellingham's six goals in 23 Champions League appearances is more than any English teenager in competition history.

11 - Bellingham's combined number of Bundesliga goals (three) and assists (eight) in 2021/22. Only Marco Reus had a direct hand in more among Dortmund players.

15 - His Bundesliga career assist count.

16 - At 16 years and 38 days - a year before his Dortmund move - Bellingham became boyhood club Birmingham City's youngest goalscorer.

17 - Aged 17 years, two months and 16 days, Bellingham is Dortmund's second youngest scorer of all time, after Youssoufa Moukoko. The Englishman netted a debut goal in the 2020/21 DFB Cup first round, becoming their greenest scorer in the competition.

17 - Bellingham was still 17 when he became Dortmund's youngest Champions League scorer (vs. Manchester City, April 2021).

18 - Having already broken Michael Owen's record as the youngest player to represent England at a major tournament, aged 17 years and 349 days, Bellingham became the youngest UEFA Euros quarter-finalist, four days after turning 18.

19 - The age at which Bellingham became the Bundesliga's youngest ever captain (since data collection began in 1995) when he wore the armband on Matchday 8 of the 2022/23 campaign against Cologne.

28 - Bellingham throws himself into a mean 28 challenges per 90 minutes, winning a fiercely competitive 57 per cent of them.

33.6 - His top speed (km/h) in the Bundesliga (20.88 mph).

67 - The number of times Bellingham has been on the receiving end of a foul in 2022/23 - the third-most in the league.

89 - Bellingham's combined shots and passes-to-a-shot count in 2023/23. At Dortmund, only Brandt has produced more.

50 - On 22 February 2022, aged, 18 years and 236 days, Bellingham became the second youngest player in Bundesliga history to reach 50 appearances, behind only Bayer Leverkusen's Florian Wirtz.

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70 - Bellingham's average number of touches per Bundesliga game.

75 - Bellingham has made it to 75 Bundesliga games quicker than any other player past or present. He did so against Wolfsburg on Matchday 14 of 2022/23, at the age of 19 years and 132 days.

84.7 - The percentage of passes completed by the Stourbridge man in the Bundesliga.

100 - Bellingham is the youngest player to reach 100 competitive appearances in a Dortmund shirt (19 years and 80 days, vs. Schalke on Matchday 7).

292 - The average number of minutes it takes Bellingham to score or assist in the Bundesliga.