Belgium has announced the complete football team squad for FIFA World Cup 2014. Although this team has not won any big tournament, but the team is full of players who are are capable of winning title. For this world cup, Belgium is considered as one of the most strongest competitor. Most of the players are young talent & we have seen their performance in qualification round. The coach of Belgium Marc Wilmots has done lots of changes in selecting the players for the finals of Brazil world cup which is beginning from 12th of June. Have a look on Belgium football team squad for the upcoming world cup.
Belgium Football Team Squad 2014 World Cup
|Thibaut Courtois||Atletico Madrid||15|
|Toby Alderweireld||Atletico Madrid||32|
|Anthony Vanden Borre||Anderlecht||24|
|Laurent Ciman||Standard Liege||8|
|Vincent Kompany [C]||Manchester City||57|
|Daniel van Buyten||Bayern Munich||77|
|Nicolas Lombaerts||Zenit Saint Petersburg||25|
|Jan Vertonghen||Tottenham Hotspur||55|
|Axel Witsel||Zenit Saint Petersburg||46|
|Steven Defour||FC Porto||42|
|Marouane Fellani||Manchester United||48|
|Moussa Dembele||Tottenham Hotspur||55|
|Nacer Chadli||Tottenham Hotspur||18|
|Kevin De Bruyne||Wolfsburg||20|
|Adan Januzaj||Manchester United||0|
Manchester United winger Adan Januzaj has not played any international game for his national football team but the coach took interest on him & selected him for Brazil. He was able to pick several nations for international duty, including Albania and Kosovo.
For this world cup, Belgium qualified with losing any game in qualification round. After playing 10 games in qualification, they bagged 26 points total & finished at first position in Group A of UEFA qualifiers. So far, Belgium has played 11 world cup tournaments & this is their 12th appearance in this biggest football competition.
The striker of Everton Kevin Mirallas also made the team. Christian Benteke misses out after suffering a bad injury during the season with A
FIFA World Cup 2014 Schedule of Belgium
This national football team is scheduled in Group H of group stage round with three other teams Algeria, Russia & South Korea. Belgium will player first match against Algeria on 17th of June 2014 at Estadio Minerio stadium which is located in Belo Horizonte.
Thereafter, second match is against Russia at Estadio do Maracana in Rio de Janerio on which final match will be played. Belgium’s last match of group stage is against South Korea which is scheduled to be played on 26th of June at Arena de Sao Paulo.