On Tuesday Marc Wilmots made official the list of 23 players (and their numbers) for the squad who will be flying the flag for Belgium in the football European Championships in France, from June 10th to July 10th. The Red Devils will feature in Group E and begin their 2016 tournament against Italy on June 13th in Lyons before being pitted against against the Republic of Ireland on June 18th in Bordeaux, then playing Sweden on June 22nd in Nice.
Squad names and positions for the 23 Red Devils are as follows:
Goalkeepers (3): 1. Thibaut Courtois (Chelsea/England), 13. Jean-François Gillet (Mechelen), 12. Simon Mignolet (Liverpool/England)
Defenders (8): 2. Toby Alderweireld (Tottenham/England), 23. Laurent Ciman (Impact Montreal/Canada), 15. Jason Denayer (Galatasaray/Turkey), 18. Christian Kabasele (Genk), 21. Jordan Lukaku (Ostend), 16. Thomas Meunier (Club Brugge), 3. Thomas Vermaelen (Barcelona/Spain), 5. Jan Vertonghen (Tottenham/England)
Mid-field (4): 19. Mousa Dembélé (Tottenham/England), 8. Marouane Fellaini (Manchester United/England), 4. Radja Nainggolan (Roma/Italy), 6. Axel Witsel (Zenith Saint-Petersbourgh/Russia)
Forwards (8): 22. Michy Batshuayi (Marseille/France), 20. Christian Benteke (Liverpool/England), 11. Yannick Carrasco (Atletico Madrid/Spain), 7. Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City/England), 10. Eden Hazard (Chelsea/Chelsea), 9. Romelu Lukaku (Everton/England), 14. Dries Mertens (Naples/Italy) et 17. Divock Origi (Liverpool/England)
Oscar Schnieder (Source: Belga)