4. But within a few years, a new generation of players has emerged, and Belgium has managed to build a very competitive team.
The highlight of this recent period was a 4-2 win over the consistently strong Netherlands, where they demolished their geographic neighbours with brilliant attacking football.
10. There’s also Marouane Fellaini, Dries Mertens, Mousa Dembélé, Kevin De Bruyne, Romelu Lukaku, Adnan Januzaj, Kevin Mirallas, Thomas Vermaelen, Jan Vertonghen…
It might just look like a list of names, but most of Belgium’s world cup squad are elite players at the top clubs in Europe, and other teams should be worried.
11. Basically, they stand a really good chance of making a surprise run at the World Cup.
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