Team Guide of Belgium EURO 2016


 Team Guide of Belgium EURO 2016

Team Guide of Belgium EURO 2016 – Belgium is well-known as one of the best football team in the world, therefore Belgium EURO 2016 has prepared many things including the teams. Belgium is at the first ranking on FIFA football rankings. What a surprise!

Head coach chosen

Marc Wilmots is the ehad coach of Belgium national football team. He is a former attacking midfielder who retired in 2003 after scoring 28 goals and 70 caps. After going into politics, he became a senator. In 2005, the former cpach Sint Truider retired, Wilmots is appointed by Truider to replace him to be the head coach of Belgium national football team. First of all, he was appointed to be assistant manager of Truider before becoming the head coach. In 2012 he was promoted to be full-time manager of the team by June.

He led Belgium to the final of FIFA 2014 World Cup in Brazil. His team defeated USA in the round of sixteen but unfortunately they were beaten by Argentina with Messi scored a goal in quarter final round. After having a friendly match with France in November 2015 as well as topping the group B, Wilmots successfully took his team to number one in FIFA rankings.

How Belgium qualified

Surprisingly, there were 5 goals each for Kevin De Bruyne and Eden Hazard in two draws, seven victories and a defeat which put the team throught at the top of Group B. that defeat came since they were beaten by Wales right in Cardiff after Gareth Bale putting them down. However, they were able to end the year with successive wins over Andorra, Cyprus, Bosnia and also Israel to pit Wales to the first place after collecting about two points.

Tournament histories

Belgium was the runner up at EURO 1980 that was held in Italy. They were beaten by West Germany with Horst Hrubesch’s goal in 88th minute goal right after defeating Spain as well as drawing with England within the group.

Belgium qualified again right in EURO 1984 and also EURO 2000 but they didn’t make it out of the group stage as well.

Notable players

Eden Hazard is considered as the most notable player of Belgium national football team. He started his career with Chelsea in 2015-2016 seasons. For your information, he has graduated from international age group together with Christian Benteke, Kevin De Bruyne and also Romero Lukaku. He is also well-known to be able to shredding some defenses on his own.

He is very good at dribbling as well as having great responsibility over past season that has made him to the highest class of football in Belgium. Therefore, he must be ready for Belgium EURO 2016.

The rising star

Michy Batshuayi is named as the next rising star of Belgium national football team. He has appeared in two international matches and scored goals. The 22 years old striker also has similar qualities to his fellow Belgian strikers, Romero Lukaku and Christian Benteke. However, he is considered as being faster and quicker to posses the ball with a capability to beat a defender with particular trick. This makes him as the next rising star of Belgium EURO 2016 especially for EURO 2016 that will be held in France.

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