The numbers only reinforce Borussia Dortmund midfield ace Jude Bellingham's standing in the world game. - © DFL
The numbers only reinforce Borussia Dortmund midfield ace Jude Bellingham's standing in the world game. - © DFL

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. juggles the numbers behind his stellar career so far...

*Data correct as of 3 January 2023

0 - Bellingham has not missed a minute of Bundesliga action so far in 2022/23

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 five goals in 21 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.

13 - His Bundesliga 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.

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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 greenest 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).

28 - Bellingham throws himself into a mean 28 challenges per 90 minutes.

30 - Bellingham's 30 goal attempts 15 Bundesliga matches into 2022/23 is more than any Dortmund player.

30 - Bellingham has averaged a shot or pass to a shot every 30 minutes since making his Bundesliga debut.

33.2 - His top speed (km/h) in the Bundesliga.

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

47 - Bellingham's combined shots and passes-to-a-shot count in 2023/23. At Dortmund, only Julian 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.

52.2 - His average percentage for challenges won in the Bundesliga.

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.

84.6 - 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).

245 - Bellingham's league-leading number of challenges won in the 2022/23 Bundesliga.

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