Belgium national football team

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Belgium national football team

Controlled by the Royal Belgian Football Association, the governing body for football in Belgium and the oldest football association in continental Europe add

Category: Football

Founded in 2013.

Countries: Belgium (75%), (3%), Costa Rica (3%)

Main connections: Marc Wilmots, FIFA World Cup, FIFA

Linked to: Defender, Forward, Royal Belgian Football Association, Goalkeeper

 

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2013

In May 2013, it was announced that the current stadium would be demolished to create place for housing and that a new stadium would arise nearby at the Heysel add something

 

Maxime Lestienne - Lestienne was called up to the Belgium national football team for the friendly against USA in May 2013, but didn't make his début

 

The 2nd of June 2013 the Red Devils held their first Fan Day ever, in the King Baudouin Stadium add something

 

At the beginning of September 2013 it was not yet decided whether this new stadium would contain an athletic track as is currently the case add something

 

As of October 2013, the current coach Marc Wilmots is the most successful manager that Belgium has ever had, with an average of 2,18 points per match add something

 

On 11 October 2013, Belgium qualified for the 2014 FIFA World Cup add something

 

The following players are the squad who were named for the friendly matches against Colombia on 14 November 2013 and against Japan on 19 November 2013 add something

 

"Caps, goals and player numbers are correct as of 14 November 2013 after Belgium-Colombia add something

 

"Caps, goals and player numbers are correct as of 19 November 2013 after Belgium-Japan add something

 

In December 2013 the involved parties agreed that this new stadium would no longer contain an athletic track as is currently the case add something


2014

During the qualification campaign for the 2014 !World_Cup (FIFA_World_Cup), in Flanders the home qualifiers are broadcast by the public broadcast VRT and the away qualifiers by the commercial broadcasting company VIER, whereas the friendly against the United States in May 2013 was emitted by vtm add something

 

Nowadays, several foreign media regard this Belgian national side during the 2014 !World_Cup (FIFA_World_Cup) qualifiers as a new golden generation add something

 

Stromae - On 17 March, 2014, it was made public that Stromae's song "Ta fête" would become the official song for the Belgian football selection at the 2014 World Cup

 

As of March 2014, the current coach Marc Wilmots is the most successful manager that Belgium has ever had, with an average of 1,90 points per match add something

 

The following players are the squad who were named for the friendly match against Ivory Coast on 5 March 2014 add something

 

"Caps, goals and player numbers are correct as of 5 March 2014 after Belgium-Ivory Coast add something

 

Stromae - On 17 March 2014, it was made public that Stromae's song "Ta fête" would become the official song for the Belgian football selection at the 2014 World Cup

 

From 14 April 2014 on, the VRT will emit a four-piece documentary about the national team behind the scenes during the 2014 !World_Cup (FIFA_World_Cup) qualifiers, titled "Iedereen Duivel" add something

 

As of May 2014, the current coach Marc Wilmots is the most successful manager that Belgium has ever had, with an average of 1,95 points per match add something

 

The following players were named for the 24-man provisional squad for the 2014 !World_Cup (FIFA_World_Cup) on 13 May 2014 add something

 

Luxembourg, 26 May 2014 add something

 

In June 2014 at the days of Belgium's !World_Cup (FIFA_World_Cup) group matches, large dance events titled "Dance with the Devils" will take place in the cities of Antwerp, Brussels and Charleroi add something

 

As of 1 June 2014, the current coach Marc Wilmots is the most successful manager that Belgium has ever had, with an average of 2 points per match add something

 

The following players were named for the 23-man provisional squad for the 2014 !World_Cup (FIFA_World_Cup) on 2 June 2014 add something

 

The following players constitute the 23-man definitive squad for the 2014 World Cup as of 3 June 2014, with player positions as shown at the official 2014 FIFA World Cup website add something

 

As of 26 June 2014, the current coach Marc Wilmots is the most successful manager that Belgium has ever had, with an average of 2,21 points per match add something

 

Caps and goals are correct as of 26 June 2014 after the game against add something

 

As of 5 July 2014, the current coach Marc Wilmots is the most successful manager that Belgium has ever had, with an average of 2,15 points per match add something

 

Caps and goals are correct as of 5 July 2014 after the game against add something

 

As of 4 September 2014, the current coach Marc Wilmots is the most successful manager that Belgium has ever had, with an average of 2,19 points per match add something

 

Caps, goals and player numbers are correct as of 4 September 2014 after the game against add something

 

The following players that were convocated for the friendly match against Australia on 4 September 2014 were eligible to play add something

 

The team reached another all-time FIFA rank record during this period, reaching 4th in October 2014 add something

 

The following players have been selected for Belgium in the past 12 months, but were not selected in the November 2014 squad, or withdrew from that squad due to injury or suspension add something

 

As of 16 November 2014, the current coach Marc Wilmots is the most successful manager that Belgium has ever had, with an average of 2,16 points per match add something

 

Caps, goals and player numbers are correct as of 16 November 2014 after the game against add something


2015

As of 28 March 2015, the current coach Marc Wilmots is the most successful manager that Belgium has ever had, with an average of 2,19 points per match add something

 

Caps, goals and player numbers are correct as of 28 March 2015 after the game against add something

 

As of 31 March 2015, the current coach Marc Wilmots is the most successful manager that Belgium has ever had, with an average of 2,21 points per match add something

 

Caps, goals and player numbers are correct as of 31 March 2015 after the game against add something

 

As of April 2015, coach Marc Wilmots is the most successful manager that Belgium has ever had in statistical terms, with an average of 2,21 points per match add something

 

The team attained another all-time FIFA rank record during this period, reaching third in April 2015 add something

 

The team attained another all-time FIFA rank record during this period, reaching second in June 2015 add something

 

As of 7 June 2015, coach Marc Wilmots is the most successful manager that Belgium has ever had in statistical terms, with an average of 2,24 points per match add something

 

Caps, goals and player numbers are correct as of 7 June 2015 after the game against add something

 

As of 12 June 2015, coach Marc Wilmots is the most successful manager that Belgium has ever had in statistical terms, with an average of 2,17 points per match add something

 

Caps, goals and player numbers are correct as of 12 June 2015 after the game against add something

 

As of August 2015, the overall official match record of the Belgian national team counts 728 games: 295 wins, 158 draws and 275 losses add something

 

As of 6 September 2015, Marc Wilmots is statistically the best performing Belgium manager ever, with on average 2,22 points per match add something

 

As of 6 September 2015, Belgium's football association lists 677 players that appeared in the men's senior national team add something

 

As of 6 September 2015, the complete official match record of the Belgian national team counts 730 games: 297 wins, 158 draws and 275 losses add something

 

Caps, goals and player numbers are correct as of 6 September 2015 after the game against Cyprus add something

 

In October 2015, Belgium qualified for Euro 2016 with their last group match left add something

 

Sven Kums - On 2 October 2015 Belgium national football team coach Marc Wilmots announced that he would call up Kums, along with teammates Matz Sels and Laurent Depoitre, for the international games against Andorra and Israel

 

As of 13 October 2015, Marc Wilmots is statistically the best performing Belgium manager ever, with on average 2,26 points per match add something

 

As of 13 October 2015, Belgium's football association lists 680 players that appeared in the men's senior national team add something

 

As of 13 October 2015, the complete official match record of the Belgian national team counts 732 games: 299 wins, 158 draws and 275 losses add something

 

Caps, goals and player numbers are correct as of 13 October 2015 after the game against add something

 

They achieved the top position in the FIFA World Rankings for the first time in November 2015 add something

 

As of 13 November 2015, Marc Wilmots is statistically the best performing Belgium manager, with an average 2,28 points per match add something

 

As of 13 November 2015, Belgium's football association lists 680 players who appeared in the men's senior national team add something

 

As of 13 November 2015, the complete official match record of the Belgian national team comprises 733 games: 300 wins, 158 draws and 275 losses add something

 

Caps, goals and player numbers are correct as of 13 November 2015 after the game against add something

 

The following players were convocated for the friendly games against and on 13 and 17 November 2015, respectively add something


2016

UEFA assigned VRT and RTBF to be the Belgian broadcasting right holders for the Euro 2016 tournament add something

 

As of January 2016, Marc Wilmots is statistically the best performing Belgium manager, with an average of 2,28 points per match add something

 

As of January 2016, France has played most often against Belgium in international football add something

 

As of January 2016, the complete official match record of the Belgian national team comprises 733 games: 300 wins, 158 draws and 275 losses add something

 

As of February 2016, Marc Wilmots is statistically the best performing Belgium manager, with an average of 2,28 points per match add something

 

As of February 2016, the complete official match record of the Belgian national team comprises 733 games: 300 wins, 158 draws and 275 losses add something

 

As of March 2016, France has played most often against Belgium in international football add something

 

The following players were called up for the friendly game against Portugal on 29 March 2016, and were able to play add something

 

As of May 2016, France has played most often against Belgium in international football add something

 

As of 5 June 2016, Marc Wilmots is statistically the best performing Belgium manager, with an average of 2,23 points per match add something

 

As of 5 June 2016, the complete official match record of the Belgian national team comprises 737 games: 302 wins, 159 draws and 276 losses add something

 

As of 13 June 2016, Wilmots is statistically the best performing Belgium manager with an average of 2,18 points per match add something

 

As of 13 June 2016, the complete official match record of the Belgian national team comprises 738 games: 302 wins, 159 draws and 277 losses add something

 

As of 18 June 2016, Wilmots is statistically the best performing Belgium manager with an average of 2,20 points per match add something

 

As of 18 June 2016, the complete official match record of the Belgian national team comprises 739 games: 303 wins, 159 draws and 277 losses add something

 

As of 22 June 2016, Wilmots is statistically the best performing Belgium manager with an average of 2,21 points per match add something

 

As of 22 June 2016, the complete official match record of the Belgian national team comprises 740 games: 304 wins, 159 draws and 277 losses add something

 

As of 26 June 2016, Wilmots is statistically the best performing Belgium manager with an average of 2,23 points per match add something

 

As of 26 June 2016, the complete official match record of the Belgian national team comprises 741 games: 305 wins, 159 draws and 277 losses add something

 

As of 1 July 2016, Wilmots is statistically the best performing Belgium manager with an average of 2,18 points per match add something

 

As of 1 July 2016, the complete official match record of the Belgian national team comprises 742 games: 305 wins, 159 draws and 278 losses add something

 

As of 15 July 2016, Wilmots is statistically the best performing Belgium manager with an average of 2,18 points per match add something

 

As of August 2016, France has played most often against Belgium in international football add something

 

As of August 2016, Wilmots is statistically the best performing Belgium manager with an average of 2,18 points per match add something

 

As of August 2016, the complete official match record of the Belgian national team comprises 742 games: 305 wins, 159 draws and 278 losses add something

 

However, as of August 2016 none of them were regarded by FIFA or UEFA to be the best at their position in any major international tournament yet add something

 

As of October 2016, Martínez is statistically the best performing Belgium manager with an average of 2,25 points per match add something

 

Belgium's fastest goal after the initial kick-off was scored by Christian Benteke, 8,1 seconds into the match against Gibraltar on 10 October 2016 add something

 

As of November 2016, France has played most often against Belgium in international football add something

 

However, as of November 2016 none of them were regarded by FIFA or UEFA to be the best at their position in any major international tournament yet add something

 

As of 13 November 2016, Marc Wilmots is statistically the best performing Belgium manager with an average of 2,18 points per match add something


2017

As of 28 March 2017, Marc Wilmots is statistically the best performing Belgium manager with an average of 2,18 points per match add something

 

The Belgian and Czech football federations were too late in asking that the match against Czech Republic on 5 June 2017 would be official add something

 

The following 26 players were convocated for the international friendlies against Mexico and Japan, on 10 and 14 November 2017 respectively add something


2018

As of February 2018, France has played most often against Belgium in international football add something

 

The following 26 players were called up for the international friendly against Saudi Arabia on 27 March 2018 add something

 

The following 28 players were called up for the preliminary squad of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, as well as three friendly matches against Portugal, Egypt and Costa Rica on 2 June 2018, 6 June 2018 and 8 June 2018 respectively add something

 

The following 23 players were called up for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, as well as two friendly matches against Egypt and Costa Rica on 6 and 11 June 2018, respectively add something

 

As of 28 June 2018, Martínez is statistically the best performing Belgium manager with an average of 2,41 points per match add something

 

As of 6 July 2018, Martínez is statistically the best performing Belgium manager with an average of 2,46 points per match add something

 

Shaun Maloney - Maloney was added to the coaching staff of the Belgium national team in September 2018

 

Belgium's first ever UEFA Nations League match is scheduled on 11 September 2018, against Iceland add something