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King, Queen of Belgium, Macron to attend World Cup semi-final

King, Queen of Belgium, Macron to attend World Cup semi-final

France will play against Belgium and Harry Kane's England will contest against Croatia.

Martinez had predicted previous year after Belgium became the first team to qualify from the European preliminaries, that Henry would have a positive impact on the Belgian players at the tournament. "It is an opportunity in our careers and we have to grab it with both hands".

"It has been a few years since he said what he said about me".

The former Warriors' player believes France's chances are high judging from performances so far at football's biggest showpiece.

The City midfielder scored a stunning effort from outside the box as Belgium overcame favourites Brazil 2-1 in the quarter-finals on Friday.

France have one foot in the World Cup final as Samuel Umtiti heads them ahead in the 51st minute.

This will be the first competitive meeting between the two sides since the 1986 World Cup, when France won 4-2 in the third-place playoff.




Google's website writes that in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation, players from the men's national teams of 32 countries are competing for the top rank across 12 venues in 11 cities around the country.

"Maybe one day he will be able to coach that France team".

- Romelu Lukaku has been directly involved in 20 goals in his last 13 games for Belgium in all competitions, with 17 goals and three assists. "We just hope he doesn't beat us in this semi-final".

- Eden Hazard has been directly involved in 14 goals in his last 14 games for Belgium (eight goals, six assists).

This is going to be a cracker! 19 matches between the two teams have ended up with a draw.

'He hadn't played a lot of football and to tell the truth I didn't know him.

"For me Kylian Mbappe is the best player in the French selection". 'If Mbappe was watching videos of me when he was younger, now it's me watching videos of him. It means, if I'm on the field, the boss thinks I can help the team. This is his time to shine.


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