A remarkable start to the season

Jude Bellingham, the 20-year-old midfield prodigy, has set the footballing world abuzz with his sensational performances this season. 

Since his high-profile transfer from Borussia Dortmund to Real Madrid during the summer, Bellingham has taken the footballing stage by storm. 

His impact on the pitch has been nothing short of phenomenal, catapulting Real Madrid to the pinnacle of La Liga, surpassing the likes of Barcelona and Girona.

In a mere handful of appearances in all competitions, Bellingham has notched up a remarkable ten goals and three assists, leaving fans and pundits alike in awe of his prodigious talents.

The praise from Joleon Lescott

Former Manchester City defender Joleon Lescott, clearly impressed by Bellingham's astonishing performances, did not mince words when he hailed the young midfielder. 

He stated, "He's [Bellingham] the best player in the world right now... He's carrying himself well and delivering on the pitch. He understands the game at a level he shouldn't at his age. Long may it continue for himself and England because he could win the Ballon d'Or, and that would be a huge thing for England."

Lescott's admiration for Bellingham's footballing prowess and maturity at such a young age underscores the growing consensus that Bellingham is a genuine prodigy in the world of football.

Future hope for England

Joleon Lescott's praise for Jude Bellingham extended beyond his club performances. He emphasized that Bellingham could be the beacon of hope for the English national team as they strive to make a lasting impact on the international stage. 

England has come agonizingly close to claiming silverware in recent tournaments, including the Euros and the World Cup. Still, they have been thwarted on every occasion.

With the emergence of talents like Bellingham, England's prospects on the international stage appear more promising than ever. Lescott's endorsement of Bellingham as the "best player in the world" adds an extra layer of excitement and expectation as fans eagerly anticipate England's future campaigns. 

If Bellingham continues on his current trajectory, there's no doubt that he will be a central figure in the nation's footballing aspirations for years to come.