What Did Jude Bellingham Say to Harry Kane Before He Took His Penalty?

What Did Jude Bellingham Say to Harry Kane Before He Took His Penalty?

Harry Kane has revealed what Jude Bellingham told him prior to his penalty kick in Bayern Munich’s Champions League matchup with Real Madrid, which eventually ended 2-2.

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Vinicius Junior completed his brace in the 83rd minute with a spot-kick, setting up an exciting second leg of the semi-final at the Bernabeu the following week.

The Brazilian forward had earlier taken the lead against the run of play with a cool and calm finish past Manuel Neuer, but the home team rallied in Munich in the second half.

Leroy Sane tied the score with a thundering strike in the 53rd minute. After Kane appeared to have won it with a forceful penalty kick for Bayern, Vinicius Junior stunned the Allianz Arena crowd with his own spot kick to end the 1st tie all level.

In the moments before the penalty, Bellingham made every effort to delay Kane; referee Clement Turpin even had to push the Madrid midfielder away from his England teammate.

Kane claimed he was “blocking everything out” to make sure he made no mistakes from 12 yards, so he did not know what Bellingham had said to him when he spoke to TNT Sports shortly after the game was over.

What Harry Kane Said about Jude Bellingham in Post-Match Interview?

Speaking to TNT Sports after the match, Kane admitted,

“In the moment I didn’t know what he said. I spoke to him afterward and he said he told me, ‘I know you’re going to go left’, he was trying to tell the ‘keeper.”

Despite the distraction, Kane remained focused, stating,

“On the pitch I didn’t know [what he said]. I saw the ‘keeper go a bit early and I was able to put it away. Obviously the penalty was nice for me.”

Reflecting on Bayern’s Champions League journey, Kane expressed excitement about the upcoming second leg against Real Madrid, emphasizing the opportunity for silverware.

“We’re playing Real Madrid in the semi-final of the Champions League,” he said. “This is the experience I came here for and to have this opportunity is something I am really excited about.”

Meanwhile, Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti provided insight into Bellingham’s substitution, citing fatigue and cramps.

“Bellingham was tired, he had cramps and I changed and put only more energy because Kroos played a fantastic game,” Ancelotti explained.

However, Ancelotti reassured fans that Bellingham would be back at full fitness for the second leg, stating confidently,

“He will be back very soon and by Wednesday he will be 100 percent.”

As both teams gear up for the decisive second leg, the clash promises more drama and excitement on the road to the Champions League final.