Man Utd fans rave about Luke Shaw’s role in Jude Bellingham’s goal for England

Manchester United fans can't stop crowing about Luke Shaw's role in Jude Bellingham's first England goal.

Bellingham opened the scoring after 35 minutes against Iran with a sublime header from the penalty spot. But it wouldn't have been possible without a sublime ball in from United star and former Southampton man Shaw.

The 27-year-old received the ball on the left hand side and whipped in a superb first-time cross that perfectly found Bellingham. The Borussia Dortmund star needed no second invitation as he guided a looping header over Alireza Beiranvand and into the back of the net for a 1-0 lead.

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Bellingham received plenty of plaudits for his goal, but United fans were more concerned about Shaw's pinpoint delivery. One person wrote: "Luke Shaw turning into prime Roberto Carlos when he plays for England needs to be studied."

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Someone else said: "Luke Shaw really turns into a hybrid of Roberto Carlos and Javier Zanetti at major international tournaments and I'm here for it."

A third person added: "Shaw assisted the first goal, Maguire assisted the second goal. Manchester United are carrying England, just thought I should let you know."

Another user commented: "Luke Shaw assisting Jude Bellingham to put England ahead, this duo will cook so hard for United next season."

While a fifth United fan chimed in with: "Shaw x Bellingham link up. You can but dream."

It didn't take England long to double their lead as Harry Maguire played in Bukayo Saka to make it 2-0. And Raheem Sterling soon made it 3-0 after good work from Three Lions captain Harry Kane.

"Magnificent from start to finish, the way they started the game, the passing and moving," Alan Shearer said of the first half on the BBC.

"Set-pieces, when you play against a team who sit men behind the ball, you have to have width. England have had all of that. Every single player has played their part, it's been superb to watch."


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