In the Spanish league opener, Jude Bellingham, the midfielder from England, contributed to his team's 2-0 win at Athletic Bilbao, marking a promising debut for Real Madrid. The first game of the 2023-2024 La Liga season took place on August 12, 2023.
In the match, Real Madrid displayed superiority, and in the 36th minute, Bellingham scored. Bellingham took Alaba's corner delivery and sent a shot that hit the ground and went over Simon, the Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper. The second goal of the match was made by Bellingham, following the first goal scored by Karim Benzema on the 19th minute.
Nevertheless, Real Madrid's victory was dampened by the knee injury suffered by their defender, Éder Militão, during the match. Regardless, Real Madrid managed to maintain their lead and secure their victory.
All in all, it was a positive season opener for Real Madrid, with Bellingham's amazing debut performance being one of the highlights of the match.