WATCH: Jude Bellingham scores England's opening goal at World Cup 2022

WATCH: Jude Bellingham scores England's opening goal at World Cup 2022: Jude Bellingham of England celebrates with Mason Mount after scoring their team's first goal during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group B match between England and IR Iran at Khalifa International Stadium on November 21, 2022 in Doha, Qatar.
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Jude Bellingham has scored England's first goal of World Cup 2022.

With the build-up of the opening match against Iran dominated by conversation of the OneLove armband that Harry Kane was set to wear as captain, only for BBC pundit Alex Scott to wear it

The game was stopped for about 10 minutes, too, when Iran goalkeeper Alireza Beiranvand was injured after a collision with one of his own players, following a cross from Harry Kane. 

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Jude Bellingham opened the scoring with a stunning header from a Luke Shaw cross, meeting the ball and becoming the third-youngest player to have ever scored at a tournament for the Three Lions. The youngest still remains Michael Owen, with his goal against Romania at France '98.

Bellingham also becomes the first player to have scored for England at a tournament while playing for a European club since David Beckham in 2006.

Bukayo Saka scored a stunning volley with his left foot shortly after, banishing some of the demons of the Euro 2020. Saka, infamously, missed the decisive penalty at Wembley that resulted in Italy taking the crown.

In the first minute of stoppage time, Raheem Sterling managed to score a no-look volley from a Harry Kane cross. That was Sterling's first goal at a World Cup following his performances at 2014 and 2018 for the Three Lions. 

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