Belgium in the World Cup Finals, World Cup Reports, World Cup Squad.
World Cup Appearances:
Korea-Japan 2002 was Belgium's eleventh appearance in the World Cup Finals.
Best World Cup Performance:
Fourth at Mexico 1986.
Japan vs Belgium
The first goal, from Marc Wilmots, sparked this game into a frenzy and
the action didn't stop. Japan threw everything forward in the closing minutes that Belgium
hardly had a chance to catch their breath.
Tunisia vs Belgium
More was probably expected from Belgium, after they beat France in
Paris.... but maybe that was the sign that France were falling rather than Belgium were
Belgium vs Russia
At one time during this match Belgium were at risk of going out... but
they fought back to qualify for the Second Round, behind Japan.
Brazil vs Belgium (Second
Belgium took the game to Brazil and were unlucky to have have a Marc
Wilmots header disallowed in the 35th minute.
Union of European Football Associations.
Union Royale Belge des
Soci�t�s de Football-Association.
1 Geert De Vlieger (Willem II Tilburg)
13 Franky Vandendriessche (Mouscron)
23 Frederic Herpoel (Ghent)
2 Eric Deflandre (Olympique Lyon)
3 Glen De Boeck (Anderlecht)
4 Eric Van Meir (Standard Liege)
12 Peter Van der Heyden (Club Brugge)
15 Jacky Peeters (Ghent)
16 Daniel Van Buyten (Marseille)
5 Nico Van Kerckhoven (Schalke 04)
6 Timmy Simons (Club Bruges)
7 Marc Wilmots (Schalke 04)
8 Bart Goor (Hertha Berlin)
10 Johan Walem (Standard Liege)
11 Gert Verheyen (Club Bruges)
14 Sven Vermant (Schalke 04)
17 Gaetan Engelbert
18 Yves Vanderhaeghe (Anderlecht)
19 Bernd Thijs (Genk)
21 Danny Boffiin (Sint Truiden)
9 Wesley Sonck (Genk)
20 Branko Strupar (Derby County)
22 Mbo Mpenza (Excelsior Mouscron)
Denmark, France, Senegal, Uruguay.
Paraguay, Slovenia, Spain,
Brazil, China, Costa Rica, Turkey.
South Korea, United States.
Korea First Round Matches.
Cameroon, Germany, Republic of Ireland,
Argentina, England, Nigeria, Sweden.
Croatia, Ecuador, Italy, Mexico.
Belgium, Japan, Russia, Tunisia.
Japan First Round Matches.
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