Belgium FIFA World Cup 2022 Team Squad, Schedule, Captain, Coach & Player List: After getting qualified into the FIFA World Cup 2022 group stage, the Belgium squad is full of confidence that will help the team to perform well in the tournament. Belgium is currently ranking at the number two position in the qualifying group with a total of eight victories and two draws including an 8-0 win against Belarus. With such a top-class performance in the qualifying round, fans are hoping for huge execution from the Belgian squad in the upcoming important soccer event of the year which is scheduled to begin on November 20 in Qatar.
Eden Hazard, the Real Madrid winger will be the captain of the Belgium team for the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2022. He has been associated with the team as a captain since 2015 and has made a total of 120 appearances scoring 33 goals. He will be leading the team for the last time and thus there are huge expectations from him to make it the most remarkable moment.
The coach for the Belgium national team will be Roberto Martinez which was appointed in August 2016. He has led the team strongly since his appointment thereby becoming the highest-ever World cup finisher. Under his guidance, the team climbed to the top of the FIFA World Cup rankings between September 2018 and February 2021.
Belgium’s World Cup Record
Belgium is arguably one of the best teams in the world cup but still has not been able to clinch the prestigious soccer title. In the previous 2018 tournament, they were successful in finishing in the quarterfinal securing third place after beating England in the play-off. In 1930 they first got qualified in the tournament and this will be the 14th time the team will mark their presence in the World Cup event.
FIFA World Cup 2022 Belgium Team Squad
It is after a couple of months the Belgium World Cup squad will be announced, with Robert Martinez to announce soon the final 26 members from the Nations league games. Dries Mertens, Romelu Lukaku, and Kevin De Bruyne will remain part of the team, however, Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois will miss due to injury.
Star Players Jan Vertonghen and Toby Alderweireld along with Eden Hazard are involved in the 2022 Belgium World Cup squad.
Belgium potential squad for FIFA World Cup 2022:
Goalkeeper: Koen Casteels (Wolfsburg), Simon Mignolet (Club Brugge), Matz Sels (Racing Strasbourg)
Defenders : Dedryck Boyata (Hertha Berlin), Timothy Castagne (Leicester), Wout Faes (Stade Reims), Thomas Meunier (Borussia Dortmund), Arthur Theate (Bologna), Jan Vertonghen (Benfica), Toby Alderweireld (Al-Duhail), Brandon Mechele (Club Brugge), Thomas Foket (Stade Reims)
Midfielders : Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City), Charles De Ketelaere (Club Brugge), Leander Dendocker (Wolves), Eden Hazard (Real Madrid), Thorgan Hazard (Borussia Dortmund), Dennis Praet (Leicester City), Alexis Saelemaekers (AC Milan), Hans Vanaken (Club Brugge), Axel Witsel, Youri Tielemans (Leicester City)
Forwards : Adnan Januzaj, Dries Mertens, Napoli, Yannick Carrasco, Atletico Madrid, Leandro Trossard, Brighton, Lois Openda, Vitesse, Romelu Lukaku, Inter Milan (on loan), Michy Batshuayi, Chelsea