During their celebrations for winning the Spanish Super Cup, Jude Bellingham, Vinicius, and Rodrigo displayed a banner inside the stadium with a Grand Theft Auto (GTA) theme. A video has surfaced online showing Bellingham, who recently won his first piece of silverware as a player for Real Madrid, approaching a fan at the KSU Stadium in Riyadh to ask for the creative banner. The banner depicted Bellingham along with his Brazilian teammates as characters from GTA.
The excitement surrounding the GTA franchise is at an all-time high, as GTA VI is set to be released in 2025 by Rockstar Games. This will be the eighth main installment of the Grand Theft Auto series and the first one since 2013. The game is once again set in Vice City, which is inspired by Miami, and is an open-world game set in the present time. The anticipation for the game is immense, as the 90-second trailer received over 90 million views within 24 hours. Prior to the trailer release, the announcement of the trailer received over 6.7 million likes on Instagram.
The fact that Real Madrid stars are embracing this iconic game series only adds to the excitement for its release. It is reported that the game will initially be released exclusively for gaming consoles Playstation 5 and Xbox Series S and X in 2025.