Bulgarian Hristo Stoichkov, legend, convicted Former Barcelona player Jude Bellingham, a Real Madrid star, receives the 2023 Golden Boy award.
And the star succeeded royalistreceiving the Golden Boy award for 2023 presented by the Italian newspaper Tuttosport, scoring 485 points out of 500 to win the award with a percentage of 97%.
Thus, the 20-year-old England international became the first player in Real Madrid history to receive this award.
Former Barcelona star questions Bellingham’s eligibility for Golden Boy Award
Stoichkov said in statements published in Italian newspaper Tutto Sport: “I have no doubt about Bellingham’s value. He is one of the best talents in the world. He has a lot of elegance and intelligence. For me, he is a combination of Lodrup and Kaka and Pogba.”
He added: “The future is his and he will be competing with Mbappe and Haaland for the upcoming Ballon d’Or and international individual awards, but I would like to know what he has won in 2023 with Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid so deserve this award! »
He concluded his speech with the words: “Since Xavi did not win the award because he won it last season, I think Musiala deserved it, as did Alejandro Balde.”
— Golden Boy (@GoldenBoyAwards) November 17, 2023
How many goals did Bellingham score for Real Madrid?
This season, the merengue star took part in 13 matches, in which he managed to score 13 goals and provide 3 more assists.