Jude Bellingham compared to French legend, as Michel Platini lavishes praise on England man

Jude Bellingham of England during the international friendly match between England and Brazil at Wembley Stadium on March 23, 2024 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images) England v Brazil - International Friendly
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Euro 84 winner Michel Platini believes England star Jude Bellingham reminds him of another French icon as he lavished praise on the young Three Lions star. 

Bellingham is set to be a key part of England’s Euro 2024 tilt following a debut season with Real Madrid that saw him named as La Liga’s best player on his way to claiming a league title and win the Champions League.

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Joe Mewis

For more than a decade Joe Mewis has worked in football journalism as a reporter and editor, with stints at Mirror Football and LeedsLive among others. He is the author of four football history books that include times on Leeds United and the England national team.