Belgian midfield maestro Kevin De Bruyne has hinted that Qatar 2022 could be his last World Cup. The 31 year old Manchester City talisman says that he is not sure what could happen in four years time.
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“I am obviously 31 and I don’t know what will happen in four years,” said De Bruyne. He added that “It is my third time ,I understand what is coming and I cannot speak for someone else who will be there for the first time. We are not talking about it with team-mates. The schedule is too hectic. “
Kevin De Bruyne’s current form
Kevin De Bruyne has set a standard for himself and he is delivering the performance expected off him. The Belgian superstar has made appearance in 16 official games this season and has racked up 3 goals and 11 assists.
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De Bruyne has been at the peak of his prowess for the past 3-4 seasons, probably getting better day by day. In current form, he is one of the best players in the world. De Bruyne’s game is beyond numbers and he has been key to Manchester City’s goal returns.
Kevin De Bruyne on World Cup
” My family are going for the group stages. I’m 31 and don’t know what will happen in four years. This is the first time my kids can come to the World Cup. That’s why they’re coming. It’ll be special, an event I don’t want them to miss.”, says Kevin De Bruyne. He also added that,” I’m excited. It’ll be the third one, it’s always special. These events are great as everyone’s watching. It’s big but there’s no point to stress.”
De Bruyne’s Belgium World Cup expectations
The current corps of Belgian National team managed by Roberto Martinez is one of the favourites to challenge for the World Championship. The team boasts of talents like Kevin De Bruyne, Romelu Lukaku, Thibaut Courtois, Youri Tielemans etc. who have been famously addressed as the Golden generation by the fans.
Belgium had a very good tournament last time at Russia, bowing out of semi finals to the eventual champion France. The team finished at their all time highest of 3rd position at the Russia world cup. This current setup is more than capable of winning the championship and there is a lot of expectations .
With Kevin De Bruyne at the form of his life, it is very much expected from him that he helps Belgium national team to go the farthest in what is expected to be the last world cup for him.