Vinicius Junior compares Jude Bellingham to Cristiano Ronaldo after heroics in El Clasico

Jude Bellingham celebrates after scoring for Real Madrid against Barcelona in October 2023.
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Real Madrid forward Vinicus Junior has compared Jude Bellingham to Los Blancos legend Cristiano Ronaldo following the England midfielder's heroics in El Clasico against Barcelona on Saturday.

Bellingham cancelled out Ilkay Gundogan's early strike as he smashed a drive into the top corner from 30 yards out in the 68th minute and netted a winner for Madrid in added time after Luka Modric miscontrolled a ball and it deflected into his path.

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.