Belgium 2013/14 Home Soccer Jersey
Posted: January 23, 2014 at 5:57 pm
Belgium qualified for the 2014 World Cup as the UEFA Group A winners wearing this home jersey. They are one of the strongest teams coming out of Europe and some believe they will be a dark horse to win in Brazil this summer.
The official jersey colors are based on the black, yellow, and red colors of the tricolore flag. The home jersey has always been red, hence the nickname the Red Devils. The jersey sponsor is the Swiss-Qatari brand BURRDA.
The solid red jersey has some great detailing on this jersey. The upper torso is a solid red with the lower torso including a sublimated print of the Belgium national team crest. The jersey utilize the yellow and black of the flag for detailing. The upper and lower torso of the jersey is divided by a swaying yellow/black line across the chest.
The collar is black/yellow/red and with the short sleeves of the shirt having yellow cuffs. The top of the sleeve has black panel that runs from the collar down ¾’s of the sleeve with yellow stitching for the outline.
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And it is hard to argue that Belgium has an outside chance to win the World Cup. The Red Devils have one of the deepest rosters of quality players. This golden generation of Belgium soccer players include forwards Kevin Mirallas, Christian Benteke, Romelu Lukaku, midfielders Marouane Fellaini, Mousa Dembele, Kevin De Bruyne and Eden Hazard defenders Vincent Kompany, Thomas Vermaelen, Toby Alderweireld, Jan Vertonghen and goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois.
Home Stadium: King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels
Nickname: Red Devils
The Royal Belgian Football Association was founded in 1895 and is the oldest football association in continental Europe.
Belgium’s best finish at a World Cup was a 4th place finish at the 1986 World Cup in Mexico. The advanced from Group B as the 3rd place finisher. In the elimination round they beat the Soviet Union in extra time, Spain on penalties before losing to eventually champion Argentina in the semifinal. The lost to France in extra time in the third place match.
In the European Football Championship, their best finish was 2nd place in 1980.
They won the 1920 Olympic Gold Medal on home soil.