|Jobe Bellingham Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 3 in|
|Date of Birth||September 23, 2005|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Jobe Bellingham is an English professional footballer who started his career in Birmingham City’s academy and went on to make his first-team debut as a 16-year-old. He made 24 league appearances and then joined the EFL Championship club Sunderland in 2023, playing as a midfielder or forward.
Jobe Samuel Patrick Bellingham
Stourbridge, Metropolitan Borough of Dudley, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom
- Father – Mark Bellingham (Former Footballer, Former Police Sergeant; Played as a striker for Southam United and had a police career with West Midlands Police)
- Mother – Denise Bellingham
- Siblings – Jude Victor William Bellingham (Older Brother) (Professional footballer who has played as a midfielder for La Liga club Real Madrid and the England national team)
6 ft 3 in or 190.5 cm
75 kg or 165.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
Mixed (Black and White)
Jobe Bellingham is of African descent on his mother’s side and British descent on his father’s side.
Jobe Bellingham Facts
- On June 3, 2021, he made his debut for England national under-16 football team by starting a 6–0 friendly win against Northern Ireland.
- At the under-17 level, Jobe Bellingham made his debut in 2021 in the Syrenka Cup tournament against Romania. He marked the occasion by missing a penalty but England still managed to win 2–0.
- He was named on the substitutes’ bench for Birmingham City‘s 2021–22 EFL Cup first-round match at home to Colchester United of League One when he was 15 years, 321 days of age.
- In November 2021, he was named on the bench for the EFL Championship match against Coventry City and manager Lee Bowyer insisted that the audience should not judge him by his brother’s achievements, stating that he was “next in line” because of the number of injuries among the club’s midfielders.
- Jobe Bellingham went on to make his senior debut as a second-half substitute in Birmingham City‘s 2021–22 FA Cup third-round match at home to League One club Plymouth Argyle. He replaced the 17-year-old Jordan James after 70 minutes with the score goalless and Birmingham reduced to ten men. He became the club’s second-youngest debutant at 16 years, 107 days.
- In 2022, he made his first appearance in the Football League as a late substitute in a 1–1 draw away to Preston North End.
- It was announced in July 2022 that Jobe Bellingham had decided to take up a scholarship with Birmingham City as well as had agreed terms on a first professional contract, to take effect on his 17th birthday.
- On November 11, 2022, he made his first start with Birmingham City and played the first hour of a 2–1 defeat at home to Sunderland.
- In January 2023, one of his stomach muscles strained and that kept him out for 3 months.
- Rumors started in 2023 that there was a possibility of Jobe Bellingham moving to Sunderland and the speculations gained weight after the player attended the club’s play-off semi-final against Luton Town. Subsequently, he joined Sunderland for an undisclosed fee on June 14, 2023.
- Bellingham went on to make his England U19 debut on September 6, 2023, during a 1–0 defeat to Germany in Oliva, Spain.
Featured Image by Jobe Bellingham / Instagram