FIFA World Cup 2022: Belgium will be one of the 32 teams that shall be participating in the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar. The side has got some serious bit of talent, and several high-quality players each of whom have for the ability to turn the game on its head.
Belgium has always been improving its game in recent times and has emerged as a tough side to beat for others. Belgium finished third in the previous edition of the World Cup in 2018 and is yet to win the trophy in the history of the tournament. It’s time for us to have a look at the top 5 players for Belgium in World Cup 2022.
5. Romelu Lukaku
Lukaku who made his debut for the National team back in 2010 shall be featured in his third world having played the 2014 and 2018 editions of the tournament. The striker currently plays for Inter Milan and has been in a fairly good rhythm for his side recently. He has been an important part of Belgium on several occasions till now. We expect him to perform similarly in FIFA World Cup 2022 as well.
His stats for Belgium so far are:-
- Matches – 102
- Goals – 68
4. Thomas Meunier
Thomas Meunier made his debut for Belgium’s senior team in 2013 at the age of 22. The midfielder has been a major part of the team during several significant tournaments so far. He played in the 2018 World Cup with Belgium and also featured in the 2020 Euros for his side. He currently plays for the German club, Borussia Dortmund and has been in good form.
His stats for Belgium are:-
- Matches – 58
- Goals – 8
3. Eden Hazard
Eden Hazard who currently plays for the Spanish club, Real Madrid made his debut for Belgium back in 2009. The former Chelsea man has been a part of the national side during the 2014 and 2018 World Cup campaigns besides being in the 2016 and 2020 euros too.
His stats for Belgium are:-
- Matches – 122
- Goals – 33
2. Kevin De Bruyne
Manchester City’s pillar – De Bruyne made his debut for Belgium’s senior team back in 2010 at the age of 19. He was a part of his team’s 2014,2018 World Cup campaigns. He will have a huge role to play in his team’s journey in the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar.
His stats with Belgium are:-
- Matches – 93
- Goals – 25
- Assists – 46
1. Thibaut Courtois
Real Madrid’s current shot-stopper – Thibaut Courtois made his debut for Belgium in 2011 aged 19. He featured in his team’s 2014,2018 World Cup campaigns. He was adjudged the best goalkeeper in the 2018 World Cup in Russia. He also played in the 2016 and 2020 editions of the Euro. He will have a great role to play in Belgium’s upcoming FIFA World Cup 2022 campaign in Qatar.
His stats for Belgium so far in his international career are:-
- Matches – 96
- Clean sheets – 48
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