Jude Bellingham enjoyed a record-breaking spell at Borussia Dortmund. - © DFL
Jude Bellingham enjoyed a record-breaking spell at Borussia Dortmund. - © DFL

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


Jude Bellingham blossomed into one of the world's very best midfielders at Borussia Dortmund. bundesliga.com crunches the numbers behind his stellar three-year stay with BVB, following his transfer to Real Madrid...

Data correct as of 7 June 2023

How Bellingham became one of the best midfielders in the world at Dortmund

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.

5 - His eight Bundesliga goals in 2022/23 represent a career best, and with 14 competitive strikes to his name across the campaign, he finished as the club's top scorer.

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 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.

31 - Bellingham was a mainstay in Dortmund's side in 2022/23, making 31 league appearances. He only missed the Matchday 17 encounter with Mainz due to suspension, and the last two games of the season due to a knee injury. Nevertheless, he still played more minutes (2,691) than any other BVB squad member.

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

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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65 - Bellingham's shot count in 2023/23, more than any other Dortmund player.

74.25 - 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.

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

92 - The most Bundesliga appearances by any teenager in Bundesliga history.

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).

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

482 - Bellingham won more duels in 2022/23 than any other Bundesliga player.

103 million - The fee (in Euros, minus add-ons) Real Madrid will pay Dortmund for his services