JUDE BELLINGHAM has proved he is just as much of a star off the pitch as he is off it.

The 19-year-old has been one of Gareth Southgate’s best performers so far at the World Cup in Qatar.

And the bullish Bellingham has already sent out a stern warning to France ahead of England’s quarter-final on Saturday.

However, he has scored a major goal away from the turf after answering a public appeal on Twitter.

The classy Borussia Dortmund midfielder has vowed to send a supporter a signed shirt after the individual gave away one he had previously to charity.

Gary Williams had tweeted: “I know this sounds cheeky but does anybody know how I could get one of Judes signed shirts.

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“I actually had one a couple of years ago but gave it to my Marie Curie charity for a auction it would finish off my collection now. Can't believe the stuff I've given away over the years.”

Bellingham spotted his plea and responded: “Got you mate! Have a look at your messages. KRO.”

Bellingham, who is the son of a policeman, is now the most wanted midfielder on the planet after his superb displays in Qatar — with French giants Paris Saint-Germain now also declaring their interest.

And ahead of the French clash, Bellingham said: “I go into games knowing every one is a war and you’ve got to be up for it.

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“When you’ve got the dog, you’re just born with it. The way I was raised in football, you had to have that dog in you.

“That’s something I have. Off the pitch I’m a nice guy but, on it, something takes over me.

“I feel like you’ve got no friends out there except those wearing the same kit.

“Anyone not wearing that — it’s no beef — but there is something that’s personal.”

Prem top dogs Liverpool and Manchester City, plus Real Madrid, are already tracking Bellingham.

But PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi says they will join the race for the ex-Birmingham whizkid.

Al-Khelaifi said: “Everyone wants him, I’m not going to hide it. I respect him and his club. If we want to talk to him, we’ll talk to the club.

“He’s amazing, what a player. England are lucky to have him. He is one of the best players of the tournament.

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“It is his first World Cup and he is calm, relaxed and confident.”

The ace scored the first in England’s 6-2 win over Iran then set up Jordan Henderson in the last-16 triumph over Senegal – which led to Bellingham collaring the Liverpool captain in an “iconic” head-to-head celebration.


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