Euro 2020: Belgium seeks to lift the trophy for the first time


Considered Belgium national team One of the strongest candidates for the championship title, because coach Roberto Martinez has great names of great players, and Belgium also wants to crown the championship for the first time in its history; To confirm its position at the top of the FIFA rankings, and compensate for the opportunity to win the World Cup in Russia 2018, after it ranked third.

Belgium participated inEuro 2020“Before five times, the first of which was in 1972 when it hosted the tournament on its home soil, and then contented itself with third place, and the second participation of Belgium came in 1980 in Italy, and Belgium was very close to crowning the title, but lost the final match against West Germany, and Belgium continued in Participation in the Euro The 1984 edition witnessed its third presence in the tournament that was held in France and bid farewell to it from the group stage, then Belgium was absent from participating in the Euro for a long time and returned in the 2000 tournament when it hosted the tournament with the Netherlands, and exited from the group stage, and Belgium again missed the Cup European Nations and returned in the last tournament 2016, and was eliminated from the quarter-finals against Wales.

Martinez is counting on a group of great talents to achieve the first title for Belgium, led by Kevin De Bruyne, Eden Hazard and goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, in addition to Romelu Lukaku, who is the top scorer of the Belgian national team throughout history with 59 goals.

Belgium qualified for Euro 2020 deservedly after topping the 11th group in the qualifiers with 30 points, achieving the full mark with ten victories at the expense of Russia, Scotland, Cyprus, Kazakhstan and San Marino back and forth. Belgium scored 40 goals in the qualifiers, and conceded only three goals.

Belgium will start its campaign against Russia in St. Petersburg on June 12, before traveling to play against Denmark in Copenhagen on June 17, and then conclude its matches against Finland in St. Petersburg on June 21.

the coach: Roberto Martinez.

Captain: Jan Vertonghen of Benfica, Portugal.

The number of participations in the European Nations: He participates for the sixth time in the tournament, and the best result is in the summer of 1980.

European Championship title: 0.

The marketing value of the Finnish national team: 669.4 million euros.

Most expensive player: Kevin De Bruyne (Man City) and Romelu Lukaku, worth 100 million euros per player.

World Ranking: First according to the latest FIFA ranking.

Belgium’s list included 27 players, who are…

Thibaut Korotua, Simon Mignolet, Matz Seles, Toby Alderfield, Dedrick Boyata, Jason Denneh, Thomas Vermaelen, Jan Bertonghen, Yannick Carrasco, Timothy, Castagne, Nasser Shadley, Torgan Hazard, Thomas Meunier, Kevin De Bruyne, Dendoncker, Dennis Bright, J Tielemans, Hans Vanaken, Axel Witsel, Jeremy Duques, Eden Hazard, Dries Mertens, Leandro Trossard, Michy Batshuayi, Christian Benteke, Romelu Lukaku.


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