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England player ratings vs Italy: This is Jude Bellingham's team now! Real Madrid star runs the show as Harry Kane brace sees Three Lions cruise into Euro 2024

No matter how many times it's brought up, it still boggles that mind that Jude Bellingham is only 20. The latest chapter in the generational talent's likely-to-be legendary career was dominating a 3-1 victory for England over Italy at Wembley Stadium. Bellingham was sublime throughout, with the result booking the Three Lions' place at Euro 2024.

Italy drew first blood in the contest, with some sloppy home defending eventually allowing West Ham flop Gianluca Scamacca to smash home from inside the box.

The Bellingham-led revival began shortly after, though. First, the midfielder won the spot-kick that Harry Kane emphatically converted. Then, after the break, he burst through midfield a second time to lay off for Marcus Rashford, who put England ahead with a fine finish.

Perhaps conscious that the Three Lions' new hero was getting a lot of attention, Kane made sure his name wasn't forgotten by brushing off Italy defender Giorgio Scalvini before lifting the ball cheekily over Gianluigi Donnarumma 13 minutes from time.

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