Henry's World Cup experience the 'missing piece' for Belgium

Olivier Giroud Thierry Henry France Belgium 2018 World Cup

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It's the first time since Germany in 2006 - the 18th edition of the World Cup - where four European teams: Italy (champions), France (runners-up), Germany (third) and Portugal (fourth) made up the final four positions.

Brazil haven't won the World Cup since 2002 which is their second longest run without winning it.

"I would be very proud to show Thierry that he chose the wrong camp".

With the scores at 2-1 in favour of Belgium as the game headed to a nervy climax, Courtois pulled off what was probably the save of the tournament after Neymar had conjured a sublime dipping shot on goal to preserve the Red Devils' lead to cap off a stunning display.

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The journalist was explaind how Lukaku's recent improvement has mostly been down to Belgium assistant coach Thierry Henry.

Pogba had an effort originally credited to him, later recorded as an own goal by Australia's Aziz Behich, and has played a key role in most of his country's best attacking moments. Last time out, he moved into a wider right-sided role but was no less influential, powering forward to set up Kevin De Bruyne's magical strike against Brazil, that proved to be the eventual victor. "When you are here, you want to go on till the end".

The two European big-hitters have progressed to the final four of the World Cup in Russian Federation after overcoming some high-profile opposition en route.

"It's a unique opportunity for all the team, for all of Belgium, for all the hard work that has been done, not just in the past two years but the last 10 to 15 years developing these young players".

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