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Hector Bellerin has lifted the lid on his rise from playing on the streets of Spain in a Real Betis kit to finally calling the Arsenal No 2 shirt his own.

In the latest episode of BT Sport's 'What I Wore' series, the Gunners defender opens up on his career and the football shirts which have helped define it.

Bellerin, who is currently recovering from surgery on the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, begins by explaining his quirky sense.

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Arsenal star Hector Bellerin features in the latest episode of BT Sport's 'What I Wore' series

Arsenal star Hector Bellerin features in the latest episode of BT Sport's 'What I Wore' series

Bellerin has caused a stir with his unique style

Bellerin has caused a stir with his unique style

The 23-year-old has been pictured wearing some outlandish outfits during in his time in England and recently caused a stir at London Week.

However, he insists that his unique choice of clothing is nothing more than his own personal style. 

'A lot of people think I dress to make people talk and it's not like that,'Bellerin explains at the start of the episode. 'I just dress how I like.

'At the end of the day, I'm doing something that makes me happy and I'm not harming anyone.'

The former Barcelona youngster then goes on to talk through the shirts he has bought, worn and admired over the years, stretching from his time as a kid in Spain, right up to the present day. 

BELLERIN ON REAL BETIS

'My dad was a Real Betis fan. He actually had this kit when I was really young.

'He used to get me a plain green and white football kit with no branding, no badge, nothing. He told me "that's a Betis kit" and I was like "OK, cool".

'I used to go on the road to play in it but as I was getting older and there were other teams - Madrid used to win loads of games, Barca - I was like "oh dad, I'm not sure I want to be Betis no more".

'He was like "nah, nah, nah, every time you go outside to play football you have to wear it". I was a bit forced at some point.'

Bellerin discusses playing in a plain green and white kit when he was a young Real Betis fan

Bellerin discusses playing in a plain green and white kit when he was a young Real Betis fan

BELLERIN ON SPAIN 

'This was the first one that I remember them playing in. One of the earliest memories I have of the national team playing, I was in my grandmother's house and I remember (Fernando) Morientes was there, Raul was playing.

'I just remember being like "this is what I want to do when I grow up". This is one of the first kits that I remember.

'I love the retro kits. Not just this one but all the nineties kits. I just think everyone should look at them and think "we should make the cool version of this now".

'This one I really remember. The first player that comes into my head wearing this is (Sergio) Ramos and (Fernando) Torres wearing this one.

'When I was growing up I had this exact one. Everyone in my family used to get full red ones, just with the national team badge on it because every season they would be red so they didn't have to get another one!

'I love the way the badges were back in the day. They were actually sewed in the shirt. Right now there's so many teams were they just put a little bit of plastic. 

'I feel like this gives a lot of worth to the shirt because wearing a badge is very big. It should be represented.'

Bellerin, who has won three caps for Spain, talks through his memories of the famous red shirt

Bellerin, who has won three caps for Spain, talks through his memories of the famous red shirt

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