De Bruyne holds the armband of Belgium

The Belgian Football Association announced, on Tuesday, that Domenico Tedesco, its new coach, has chosen Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne as a new captain, to succeed Eden Hazard, the retired Real Madrid star, after the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Tedesco, the Manchester City playmaker, preferred Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku, who was also a candidate for the armband.
De Bruyne said in a statement to RTL: “It is an honor to be appointed captain, and to represent the country in this way. I am almost 32 years old. I never think about stopping defending the colors of the national team. I think I can still offer something What and help young people».
De Bruyne played 97 international matches, during which he scored 25 goals with 46 assists, and was severely criticized by the Belgian media after the World Cup in Qatar, for not appearing at the desired level. De Bruyne commented, saying: “Although I gave everything, but I was not good.” enough.”
Belgium, which was eliminated from the first round of the World Cup in Qatar, begins its qualifiers for the 2024 European Nations Cup, on Friday, with a trip to Sweden.

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