Reece James claimed he looks after 'stupid' Bellingham

Sun 20 June 2021 | 16:34

The English defender claimed that he was watching over the 17-year-old star.


defender Reece James joked with Jude Bellingham that he is the 17-year-old star mentor.

James, who is only 21 years old, played England at Euro 2020 and has taken the 17-year-old Borussia Dortmund star under his wing. However, he regrets his decision and believes that Bellingham does not follow him off the field.

He told England's

Youtube Channel


"He is very young but a very good footballer, I look after him.

"He is still so young but he has a lot to learn so I try and help him where I can.

"He is always poking me and hitting me, he’s just so stupid and I will turn around and get so close to touching him but I never get around to it."

The 21 years old has played in England's first match in Euro2020 against Croatia and he was happy that his dream had come true.

He added:

"It was obviously a moment I dreamed of as a kid growing up, watching England in tournaments growing up, then walking out at Wembley with fans there to play my first game at a major tournament.

"My first tournament, my first game. I was nervous before but, once the game started, I was in the zone and raring to go."

source: SportMob

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