Bundesliga: Musiala: Bellingham's childhood friend, whose future at FC Bayern Munich could be uncertain
Jamal Musiala And Jew Bellingham, Both were born in 2003 and share a close friendship and early football experiences. These two talented attacking midfielders initially played together for the England U15, U17 and U21 national teams.
However, their paths diverged when Musiala moved to his native Germany. Musiala has lived in England since the age of seven and honed his skills in the youth system of clubs such as Southampton and Chelsea.
Musiala is currently located at Bayern Munichwhile Bellingham is a prominent figure at Real Madrid.
The German press has now pointed out that Bayern Munich was there is fighting to extend Musiala’s contractwhich is scheduled to expire in 2026.
If this situation continues, Musiala could be one of the next sought-after free agents in European football.
Despite their different professional careers Bellingham and Musiala remain close friends. They share a friendly rivalry as both are nominated for prestigious awards.
They are candidates for the Golden Boy Award, presented by “Tuttosport” and honoring the best footballer under the age of 21 in Europe. In addition, both are in the running for the Kopa trophy presented by France Football, which is awarded to the best footballer under the age of 21.
Bellingham is is considered a favorite Winning these awards is an honor for Musiala to be nominated. His track record speaks volumes about his potential.
He is the youngest German player ever to be nominated among the top 30 candidates for the Ballon d’Or. Musiala was voted Germany’s Player of the Year 2022 and Bayern’s Player of the 2022/23 season. He also finished third in the Kopa Trophy in 2021 and 2022.
His future looks bright, much like that of his friend Bellingham. The question remains whether these two friends will one day meet again on the football field.