Carlos Alcaraz: Reactions as US Open star pays homage to Bellingham's iconic celebration

Carlos Alcaraz and Jude Bellingham have united tennis and football fans. (Photo Credit: Alcaraz, Sucre Papi/X and Pulse Sports collage.)

Carlos Alcaraz: Reactions as US Open star pays homage to Bellingham's iconic celebration

Izuchukwu Akawor 10:06 - 07.09.2023

Carlos Alcaraz will line up against Danil Medvedev in the US Open semifinal but has kicked off a bromance with Real Madrid star Jude Bellingham as tennis meets football.

Tennis star Carlos Alcaraz has reached out to Real Madrid superstar Jude Bellingham following an inspired display in the US Open

Alcaraz was obviously inspired by the England footballer after an excellent performance and win to reach the last four of the US Open. 

Alcaraz routs Zverev

The Spaniard was in no mood for jokes in the quarterfinal after he routed Alexander Zverev clash. 

It was a ruthless performance from Alcaraz, the defending champion, who thrashed Zverev in straight sets. 

Carlos Alcaraz
Carlos Alcaraz celebrates after a stunning win against Alexander Zverev. (Photo Credit: US Open/X)

He defeated him with 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 to keep his dream of defending the title alive in the US. 

The match which lasted two hours and 30 minutes was dominated by the Spanish star en route to sealing a semifinal berth against Danil Medvedev on Friday. 

Alcaraz celebrated with a signature move that is now well-known in football after his win.

Alcaraz reaches out to Bellingham

In typical fashion, the number one seed in the US Open emulated Real Madrid hero, Bellingham, and his iconic goal celebration.

Alcaraz and Bellingham
Carlos Alcaraz with the Bellingham celebration after his victory. (Photo Credit: Alcaraz/X)

Alcaraz took to his social media account to share the moment with the 20-year-old midfielder.

He posted the picture with a simple ‘hey’ Jude' and tagged Bellingham on 

Jude Bellingham
Jude Bellingham has become a hero at Real Madrid. (Photo Credit: Out of context FM/X)

Real Madrid’s Bellingham did not waste any time to acknowledge the mention and accolade. 

“Keep going mate,” the England international quoted Alcaraz’s post with his reply. 


Expectedly, the post has now generated reactions amongst Tennis and Football fans.

Both sets of fans have taken to the posts from both superstars to react. 

Jude Bellingham signed for Real Madrid from Borussia Dortmund. (Photo Credit: Real Madrid/X)

It seems they have noticed the bromance between the two and are in love with what they have seen. 

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