Belgium officially reveals their squad for Qatar World Cup.
Belgium squad for FIFA World Cup 2022: Hazard, Lukaku named in Red Devils 26-man team.
Roberto Martinez has included injured striker Romelu Lukaku and playmaker Eden Hazard in his 26-player squad for the World Cup in Qatar.
Lukaku has been suffering from a hamstring injury which, coupled with a thigh problem earlier this season, means he has played just twice since August and is currently sidelined for his club Inter Milan.
This tournament is seen as something of the last dance for a golden generation of Belgian footballers that includes Jan Vertonghen, Kevin De Bruyne, Eden Hazard and Romelu Lukaku with many of that generation now seeing out the twilight of their careers in the Belgian Pro League.
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Nevertheless, Martinez has put aside worries about his match fitness and form because he is a talismanic figure for Belgium.
Belgium, who finished third at the World Cup four years ago, start their 2022 campaign against Canada on Nov. 23.
Goalkeepers: Thibaut Courtois, Simon Mignolet, Koen Casteels
Defenders: Jan Vertonghen, Toby Alderweireld, Leander Dendoncker, Zeno Debast, Arthur Theate, Wout Faes
Midfielders: Hans Vanaken, Axel Witsel, Youri Tielemans, Amadou Onana, Kevin De Bruyne, Yannick Carrasco, Thorgan Hazard, Timothy Castagne, Thomas Meunier
Forwards: Romelu Lukaku, Michy Batshuayi, Loïs Openda, Charles De Ketelaere, Eden Hazard, Jeremy Doku, Dries Mertens, Leandro Trossard
— Belgian Red Devils (@BelRedDevils) November 10, 2022