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DE BRUYNE’S FUTURE IN DOUBT! Belgium Captain is set to retire from his football Career

Kevin De Bruyne Discusses International Future After Leading Belgium to Victory Over Romania in Euro 2024


In the Group E match of UEFA Euro 2024, Belgium secured a 2-0 win against Romania, with Kevin De Bruyne playing a pivotal role. Despite recent speculation, De Bruyne indicated that he has not yet considered retiring from Belgium’s national team. Youri Tielemans netted an early goal in the second minute, and De Bruyne, who also plays for Manchester City, sealed the victory with a goal in the 80th minute.


After the match, the Belgium captain, widely regarded as one of the top midfielders globally, discussed his plans for continuing his international career. He addressed the media to share his thoughts on his future with the national team (via Mirror).


“I haven’t really thought about whether this is the end of my international career. I don’t like thinking about when I’m retiring or my future. I have not decided when I’m going to finish.”

De Bruyne added:


“I’ve been playing in this team for 10 years and I have a lot of knowledge to pass on to the youger players but honestly, I’ve not decided when I’m going to finish.”


Belgium’s Euro 2024 campaign began with a surprising 1-0 loss to Slovakia on June 17. However, they bounced back with an impressive 2-0 victory over Romania.


Currently, the Red Devils hold the second position in Group E, having accumulated three points from their two matches. They are set to face Ukraine in their final group stage match on Wednesday, June 26.


Following Belgium’s win against Romania, head coach Domenico Todesco commented on Kevin De Bruyne, stating that the star midfielder is happier than ever.


“I speak to many people that know him so well and they’ve never seen him so happy and so positive. It’s important that we get him on the pitch in this kind of mood. We have an extreme amount of potential and the last game against Ukraine will be difficult.”


Kevin De Bruyne has played 103 matches for Belgium’s national team, achieving 28 goals and 49 assists. At 32 years old, he remains one of the key players for his country.

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