Bellingham’s initiation leaves Dortmund stars in hysterics as Haaland shines

Borussia Dortmund new boy Jude Bellingham and star striker Erling Haaland were among five players to perform their initiation songs on the club's pre-season training camp trip to Swiss town Bad Ragaz.

Bellingham left his new team-mates in stitches with his rendition of Ne-Yo's 'So Sick', with Raphael Guerreiro falling to the floor in laughter.

The 17-year-old, who made a £25m move Championship outfit Birmingham City earlier this summer, was joined by Haaland, a January addition, who belted out Bob Marley's classic 'Three Little Birds'.

Dortmund uploaded clips of both players in action, captioning Bellingham's effort: If Rapha is rolling on the ground you know the performance was great. Well done, @BellinghamJude "

While Haaland's was simply captioned: "Erling Haaland, the song bird of his generation".

The pair, who were both targeted by Manchester United, were followed by Emre Can, Thomas Meunier and Mateu Jaume.

Can sang 'Haydi Sole' by Turkish folk singer Ibrahim Tatlıses, while Meunier, who joined on a free from PSG in June, opted for Oasis classic 'Wonderwall' and Jaume sang 'Ai Se Eu Te Pego' by Brazilian artist Michel Telo.

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Opening up about his start to life at Dortmund, Bellingham told Sky Sports News: "The hardest thing about leaving Birmingham was because I had been there so long.

"It felt like they were a massive part of me, being a fan and then working [my way up] all the way through the academy and playing for the first team.

"But I think in life you have to take opportunities, and this is a huge one for me to come and play for such a big club. It wasn't a hard one [decision] for me to come here.

"I have said it in loads of interviews now but [the big selling point was] the pathway to the first team and the experience that I can gain.

"Then there's the fans and the stadium, playing at the highest level is a big thing for someone like me and for my development.

"I want to achieve everything possible, but you have to be realistic. I think, the way this club is moving, I think we can definitely try and challenge for the title as we have done in the last few years. We'll try our best to do that.

"It's a huge club with an amazing fan base. I think they deserve titles and trophies. Obviously I can't guarantee that – but I will say that I will give everything to try and achieve that."

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