Belgian attacking midfielder Eden Hazard announced his retirement on Tuesday after failing to find another club following his release by Real Madrid.
Eden Hazard announced his retirement from international football on Wednesday, days after the team crashed out of the World Cup in the group stage.
The 2018 runners-up need to avoid defeat on Thursday to be sure of qualification for the last 16, while Belgium likely need all three points. Belgian coach Roberto Martinez hit out at "fake news" after media reports of a rift in his squad.
FIFA World Cup 2022, Belgium vs Morocco Highlights: Abdelhamid Sabiri and Zakaria Aboukhlal scored a goal each to help Morocco stun number 2 ranked team Belgium in a Group F match at the Al Thumama Stadium, Qatar on Sunday.
Eden Hazard admitted Saturday that Belgium's best chance to win the World Cup had come and gone but said they still have the quality and experience to lift the trophy in Qatar.
A star-studded Belgium will take on Canada in a FIFA World Cup Group F fixture at the Al Rayyan Stadium on Thursday midnight
Belgium are not expecting captain Eden Hazard to sparkle in the early stages of the World Cup after hardly featuring for Real Madrid this season, wing-back Timothy Castagne said on Saturday
In Benzema's absence, Vincius Junior stepped up to open the floodgates with a classy finish 11 minutes into the second half.
Belgium came from a goal down to tore Poland apart and win their Nations League match 6-1 in Brussels on Wednesday
Eden Hazard will stay at Real Madrid next season as the Belgian is determined to prove his worth after a nightmare three years, Carlo Ancelotti said on Saturday