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Fans Can't Quite Believe Reece James' Reaction To Sister Lauren's Long-Awaited Chelsea Debut

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Fans Can't Quite Believe Reece James' Reaction To Sister Lauren's Long-Awaited Chelsea Debut

Reece James has been given a bit of a rinsing on social media for his less-than-enthusiastic reaction to sister Lauren making her Chelsea debut.

After a long wait, the 20-year-old finally pulled on the Chelsea shirt when the came on as a late substitute in the 1-0 win over Servette in the UEFA Women's Champions League last night.

The former Manchester United forward joined her older brother at Stamford Bridge in July, penning a four-year contract with Emma Hayes' side.

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Injuries delayed her debut for the Blues but she made a first-team bow at Kings Meadow on Thursday evening.

Reece, who won the Champions League with Chelsea last season, was in the stands to see his sibling - while dad Nigel was also present.

And while there's no doubting he was a proud brother, he didn't exactly show it.

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When the camera panned to James, his reaction was an understated one - he did an unenthusiastic clap and didn't even crack a smile.

And his lack of excitement caused a bit of a stir on social media:

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On Reddit, a user joked: "Jesus lad, calm down. No need to make a scene" - while another said the reaction "Looks like his dad forced him to go there instead of hanging out with his mates".

After the game, the England international filmed a short video congratulating his younger sister on her debut - and the team for their home win in Group A.

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Both Reece and Lauren played in the same team when they were younger despite the age gap and have continued to support one another.

"I hadnโ€™t seen many better players than her," James told the official Chelsea website when Lauren signed.

"Whenever we played together, I was always quite impressed. She played in the boysโ€™ games all the time when I was younger โ€“ whenever I trained, she would train as well."

Featured Image Credit: Image: Chelsea FC & DAZN

Topics:ย Chelsea, Reece James, Premier League

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