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Belgium


Federation founded: 1895
FIFA member since: 1904

 
WORLD CUP HISTORY
1930 - First round exit
1934 - First round exit
1938 - First round exit
1950 - Did not participate
1954 - First round exit
1958 - Did not qualify
1962 - Did not qualify
1966 - Did not qualify
1970 - First round exit
1974 - Did not qualify
1978 - Did not qualify
1982 - Second phase exit
1986 - 4th place
1990 - Second round exit
1994 - Second round exit
1998 - First round exit
2002 - Second round exit
2006 - Did not qualify

 
STATISTICS
Played
36
Won
10
Drawn
9
Lost
17
Goals for
46
Goals against
63
Points
39
Belgium are 18th on the all-time table.

 
TEAM RECORDS
Biggest victory:
3-0 vs El Salvador in 1970.
Biggest defeat:
2-5 vs Germany in 1934.
Overall topscorer:
Marc Wilmots, 5 goals.
Most appearances:
Vincenzo Scifo, 17 matches.
Hosted the World Cup:
Never

 
GREATEST PLAYERS
Jean-Marie Pfaff
Vincenzo Scifo
Jan Ceulemans

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

YEAR RD OPPONENTS RESULT 1930 1R United States L 0-3 1R Paraguay L 0-1 1934 1R Germany L 2-5 1938 1R France L 1-3 1954 1R England [aet] D 4-4 1R Italy L 1-4 1970 1R El Salvador W 3-0 1R Soviet Union L 1-4 1R Mexico L 0-1 1982 1R Argentina W 1-0 1R El Salvador W 1-0 1R Hungary D 1-1 2Ph Poland L 0-3 2Ph Soviet Union L 0-1 1986 1R Mexico L 1-2 1R Iraq W 2-1 1R Paraguay D 2-2 2R Soviet Union [aet] W 4-3 QF Spain [5-4 ap] D 1-1 SF Argentina L 0-2 3/4 France [aet] L 2-4 1990 1R South Korea W 2-0 1R Uruguay W 3-1 1R Spain L 1-2 2R England [aet] L 0-1 1994 1R Morocco W 1-0 1R Netherlands W 1-0 1R Saudi Arabia L 0-1 2R Germany L 2-3 1998 1R Netherlands D 0-0 1R Mexico D 2-2 1R South Korea D 1-1 2002 1R Japan D 2-2 1R Tunisia D 1-1 1R Russia W 3-2 2R Brazil L 0-2


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