WATCH: Respect or disrespect? Real Madrid star Jude Bellingham avoids stepping on Atletico crest after derby defeat at Wanda Metropolitano

  • Bellingham avoided stepping on Atletico's crest
  • Jumped over the crest while leaving the pitch
  • Atletico thrashed Real Madrid 3-1

WHAT HAPPENED? Bellingham and Real Madrid were humbled by rivals Atletico Madrid in the derby on Sunday as Los Blancos went down 3-1. After the game, Bellingham was seen leaving the pitch when he cautiously jumped over Atletico Madrid's club crest to avoid stepping on it as a mark of respect for the rival club.

THE BIGGER PICTURE: Despite a poor show on Sunday, the English international is enjoying a purple patch since moving to Spain this summer as he has already scored six goals in seven appearances in all competitions for Los Blancos and provided one assist.

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WHAT NEXT? The 20-year-old will be next seen in action on Wednesday when his club face Las Palmas in La Liga.