JUDE BELLINGHAM was bent double with laughter by an astonishing breast milk revelation from Gianfranco Zola live on Channel 4.
The England hero and TV pundits were open-mouthed at Chelsea legend Zola's surprise trip down Mammary Lane following the 3-1 win over Italy.
Bellingham was being interviewed on his star man performance – but instead it was Zola who got something off his chest.
The former Italy striker 57, is in awe of the Real Madrid midfielder's achievements so early in his career – but voiced it with a shock confession.
The ex-West Ham manager exclaimed: "I have to say it makes me laugh, because at 20 years old I was still drinking milk from my mum."
Bellingham, 20, almost split his sides in response as he rocked around grinning.
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Former England and Chelsea playmaker Joe Cole was almost as hysterical as the current Three Lions' midfielder.
But in the end it was Bellingham who got Zola off the hook.
The smiling Italian had instantly realised some might take his youthful comparison too literally.
But when Zola tried to clarify that he was only using a figure of speech, he only got as far as: "No, I mean…"
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That's because he was drowned out by laughter.
Fortunately, Bellingham retained enough composure to finish the job for Zola by adding: "Not directly!"
No interview could truly regain a serious note after that.
And that's a tiny shame for Bellingham – as, on the night England sealed qualification for Euro 2024, he was the cream of the crop.
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