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England’s saviour Bellingham in risk of missing Switzerland game

England secured their place in the Euro 2024 quarter-finals with a dramatic 2-1 victory over Slovenia after extra time. Slovakia initially took the lead in the first half and appeared poised for a historic accomplishment, only to be denied in the dying moments of regulation time.

The turning point came deep into stoppage time when England’s Jude Bellingham scored an extraordinary scissors kick, leveling the score at 1-1 and saving the Three Lions from elimination. The equalizer set the stage for Harry Kane, who netted the decisive goal in the first minute of extra time, ensuring England’s progression to the next round.

However, Bellingham’s moment of brilliance was marred by a controversial gesture towards the Slovakian bench, sparking discussions about sportsmanship. The young star, who turned 21 years of age on 29th of June, quickly clarified the situation on social media, explaining, “An inside joke gesture towards some close friends who were at the game. Nothing but respect for how that Slovakia team played tonight.”

Despite the explanation provided by Bellingham, he is at risk of missing England’s quarter-finals clash with Switzerland scheduled for Saturday, June 6th. If found guilty of misconduct, he might be suspended for the upcoming game.