Belgium Portraits - 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

Belgium World Cup Squad Photos

Soccer insiders will not be the least bit surprised if Belgium triumphs this summer. Ranked No. 3 in the world, the Red Devils have numerous strengths and few discernible weaknesses. The underappreciated midfield maestro Mousa Dembele is part bulldog, part ballet dancer, and nearly impossible to dispossess. His teammates comprise a Murderer’s Row of talent: Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne is at the top of his game, captain Eden Hazard is speedy and precise, and sniper Romelu Lukaku is lethal in front of goal. Mix in a stalwart central defender in Vincent Kompany and a rock-solid goalkeeper in Thibault Courtois and it’s easy to see why coach Roberto Martinez is confident these days. If you’re looking for a high-quality team to root for, Belgium would be a smart choice.

Here, portraits of all 23 players on the 2018 World Cup squad.

Marouane Fellaini David Ramos - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Marouane Fellaini Kevin De Bruyne David Ramos - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Kevin De Bruyne Romelu Lukaku David Ramos - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Romelu Lukaku

More World Cup Squads

Eden Hazard David Ramos - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Eden Hazard Thibaut Courtois David Ramos - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Thibaut Courtois Thorgan Hazard David Ramos - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Thorgan Hazard Leander Dendonker David Ramos - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Leander Dendonker Simon Mignolet David Ramos - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Simon Mignolet Mousa Dembele David Ramos - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Mousa Dembele Koen Casteels David Ramos - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Koen Casteels Axel Witsel David Ramos - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Axel Witsel Thomas Meunier David Ramos - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Thomas Meunier Toby Alderweireld David Ramos - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Toby Alderweireld Thomas Vermaelen David Ramos - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Thomas Vermaelen Dries Mertens David Ramos - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Dries Mertens Adnan Januzaj David Ramos - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Adnan Januzaj Dedryck Boyata David Ramos - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Dedryck Boyata Nacer Chadli David Ramos - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Nacer Chadli Youri Tielemans David Ramos - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Youri Tielemans Jan Vertonghen David Ramos - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Jan Vertonghen Yannick Carrasco David Ramos - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Yannick Carrasco Michy Batshuayi Mike Hewitt - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Michy Batshuayi Vincent Kompany Mike Hewitt - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images Vincent Kompany



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