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Belgium keep Vincent Kompany in World Cup squad despite injury

Fresh off Belgium's 4-1 win over Costa Rica, the FC crew highlight their concerns about Roberto Martinez's side and assess how far they can go.
Pinned as the dark horses of Brazil 2014, Belgium weren't quite ready, but can Eden Hazard and co mount a real challenge in Russia?

Belgium will keep Vincent Kompany on the 23-man squad for the World Cup even though it is likely to be later in the group stage before the defender is fit to play.

Coach Roberto Martinez told a news conference on Sunday he would not be making any changes to his squad.

"Vincent Kompany stays with us," Martinez said. "We made the decision this morning that we will remain ... for the FIFA World Cup.

"Kompany is medically and fine and mentally ready. He makes change to play in the group stage. He needs...

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Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku signs record Puma sponsorship deal

Fresh off Belgium's 4-1 win over Costa Rica, the FC crew highlight their concerns about Roberto Martinez's side and assess how far they can go.
International Friendly: Romelu Lukaku (50') Belgium 3-1 Costa Rica
Romelu Lukaku was asked who had the better squad Manchester United or Belgium, and the striker chose the latter.

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku has signed a multiyear sponsorship with Puma that sources told ESPN is the largest endorsement deal in company history.

Lukaku did not have a boot supplier last season, with manager Jose Mourinho suggesting in November that his lack of reliable footwear was the reason for a goalscoring drought.

But Lukaku scored three goals for Belgium while wearing Puma One boots in the World Cup warm-ups earlier this month and will continue wearing them once the team opens...

 By Reuters

Belgium's Eden Hazard must stay cool amid World Cup provocation - Kevin De Bruyne

Fresh off Belgium's 4-1 win over Costa Rica, the FC crew highlight their concerns about Roberto Martinez's side and assess how far they can go.
From the group stage to the final, find out who ESPN FC's Gab Marcotti has lifting the World Cup trophy in Russia.
Steve Nicol and Shaka Hislop react to the selections for the Ultimate World Cup XI, as chosen by the fans and ESPN FC experts.

Belgium playmaker Kevin De Bruyne has urged teammate Eden Hazard to remain calm, saying he expects the Chelsea winger to be targeted aggressively by opponents at the World Cup.

Hazard limped off with a dead leg after a series of heavy tackles in Belgium's 4-1 win over Costa Rica in Monday's warmup game.

"If you are good, then people try to kick you," De Bruyne told reporters. "You need to calculate what is coming. You try to stay calm as much as possible. Sometimes that isn't easy, but you just...

 By Ian Holyman

Eden Hazard will be fine despite knock vs. Costa Rica - Belgium's Roberto Martinez

Fresh off Belgium's 4-1 win over Costa Rica, the FC crew highlight their concerns about Roberto Martinez's side and assess how far they can go.
From the group stage to the final, find out who ESPN FC's Gab Marcotti has lifting the World Cup trophy in Russia.
Steve Nicol and Shaka Hislop react to the selections for the Ultimate World Cup XI, as chosen by the fans and ESPN FC experts.

Belgium coach Roberto Martinez has said playmaker Eden Hazard "will be totally fine" after he had to come off in the second half of the 4-1 friendly win over Costa Rica on Monday.

Chelsea star Hazard limped to the sidelines after being caught by an opponent, but Martinez told Belgian media there were no concerns ahead of the World Cup opener against Panama next Monday.

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"He took a knock on his leg, it's a dead leg. He'll be totally fine," the coach...