Madrid: In a stunning transfer move, Spanish football giants Real Madrid have successfully acquired the services of English midfielder Jude Billingham from Borussia Dortmund. The highly anticipated deal, valued at an estimated 115 million Euros, including additional clauses, makes Billingham the most expensive footballer in England’s history. The talented midfielder has inked a six-year contract with the prestigious club.
Billingham, who is set to celebrate his 20th birthday on June 29, bids farewell to Borussia Dortmund after spending three successful seasons with the German club. His outstanding performances during the recently concluded campaign earned him the coveted title of “Bundesliga Player of the Year.” With a total of 12 goals scored in 92 appearances for Dortmund, Billingham’s impact on the team has been undeniable.
Expressing his gratitude for his time at Dortmund, Billingham took to Instagram to share his heartfelt sentiments.”Where to start? For the last three years, Borussia Dortmund has been the biggest part of my life. I joined as a 17-year-old boy and am leaving as a man. I cannot thank this club enough for everything it’s done for me,” he wrote. The midfielder went on to express his appreciation for the opportunities, experiences, and support he received during his tenure at Dortmund.
Acknowledging the significant role played by his fellow players, managers, and the entire staff, Billingham emphasized his deep respect and admiration for Borussia Dortmund. He concluded his message by stating, “I’ll always keep a place for BVB in my heart and will never forget the impact the values of the club have had on my life. Enimal Borusse, Immer Borusse. I wish the club nothing but the best for the future. Heja BVB!”