Famous Belgian Football Players

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Eden Hazard
(Football player)
Eden Hazard
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Birthdate: 1991
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: La Louvière, Belgium

One of the best Belgian footballers of all time, Eden Hazard is also regarded as one of the best players of the current generation. Thanks to his ability to retain possession among other footballing skills, Hazard is often compared with players like Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

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Romelu Lukaku
(Football Player)
Romelu Lukaku
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Birthdate: May 13, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Antwerp, Belgium

Romelu Lukaku, the Belgian football player, is known for his goal-scoring abilities. He plays in the forward position and can also play as a winger. He has scored more than 50 international goals while playing for the men’s national team of Belgium. Inter Milan, Chelsea, West Bromwich Albion, Everton and Manchester United are some of the clubs he has played for.

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Kevin De Bruyne
(Football Player)
Kevin De Bruyne
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Birthdate: June 28, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Drongen, Ghent, Belgium

Often described as a complete football player, Kevin De Bruyne is also widely regarded as one of the best players of his generation. Over the years, he has had a major impact on the Manchester City Football Club, helping his team win several games. He is also a key player for the Belgian national football team.

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Thibaut Courtois
(Footballer)
Thibaut Courtois
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Birthdate: May 11, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bree, Flanders, Belgium
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Vincent Kompany
(Footballer centre-back)
Vincent Kompany
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Birthdate: April 10, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Uccle, Belgium
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Divock Origi
(Association football player)
Divock Origi
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Birthdate: April 18, 1995
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ostend
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Radja Nainggolan
(Association football player)
Radja Nainggolan
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Birthdate: May 4, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Antwerp, Belgium
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Adnan Januzaj
(Footballer Winger, attacking midfielder)
Adnan Januzaj
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Birthdate: February 5, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
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Marouane Fellaini
(Football - Midfielder for Belgium)
Marouane Fellaini
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Birthdate: November 22, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Etterbeek, Belgium
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Michy Batshuayi
(Association football player)
Michy Batshuayi
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Birthdate: October 2, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brussels
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Toby Alderweireld
(Football player)
Toby Alderweireld
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Birthdate: March 2, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Antwerp, Belgium
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Jan Vertonghen
(Association football player)
Jan Vertonghen
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Birthdate: April 24, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
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Dries Mertens
(Association football player)
Dries Mertens
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Birthdate: May 6, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Leuven
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Youri Tielemans
(Association football player)
Youri Tielemans
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Birthdate: May 7, 1997
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sint-Pieters-Leeuw
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Mousa Dembélé
(Football player)
Mousa Dembélé
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Birthdate: July 16, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wilrijk, Belgium
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Yannick Ferreira Carrasco
(Footballer winger and wing-back)
Yannick Ferreira Carrasco
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Birthdate: September 4, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vilvoorde, Belgium
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Nacer Chadli
(Footballer winger)
Nacer Chadli
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Birthdate: August 2, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Liège, Belgium
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Andreas Pereira
(Footballer midfielder)
Andreas Pereira
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Birthdate: January 1, 1996
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Duffel, Belgium
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Thomas Vermaelen
(Footballer)
Thomas Vermaelen
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Birthdate: November 14, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kapellen, Flanders, Belgium
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Axel Witsel
(Footballer right-winger)
Axel Witsel
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Birthdate: January 12, 1989
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Liège, Belgium
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Kevin Mirallas
(Footballer winger)
Kevin Mirallas
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Birthdate: October 5, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Liège, Belgium
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Dedryck Boyata
(Association football player)
Dedryck Boyata
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Birthdate: November 28, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Uccle
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Simon Mignolet
(Association football player)
Simon Mignolet
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Birthdate: March 6, 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sint-Truiden
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Cheikhou Kouyaté
(Footballer)
Cheikhou Kouyaté
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Birthdate: December 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dakar
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Marc Wilmots
(Football player Attacking midfielder, Politician)
Marc Wilmots
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Birthdate: February 22, 1969
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dongelberg, Jodoigne, Belgium

Belgian football manager Marc Wilmots has previously been a player with teams such as Standard Liège and Schalke 04 and has even won a UEFA Cup with the latter. He was also later elected to the Belgian senate, as a Reformist Movement member but later announced his decision to resign.

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Steven Defour
(Association football player)
Steven Defour
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Birthdate: April 15, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mechelen
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Jan Ceulemans
(Association football player, Association football manager)
Jan Ceulemans
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Birthdate: February 28, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lier, Belgium
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Michel Preud'homme
(Soccer Player)
Michel Preud'homme
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Birthdate: January 24, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ougrée, Seraing, Belgium
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Nabil Dirar
(Footballer winger)
Nabil Dirar
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Birthdate: February 25, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Casablanca, Morocco
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Richie de Laet
(Belgian footballer)
Richie de Laet
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Birthdate: November 28, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Antwerp
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Daniel Van Buyten
(Football player)
Daniel Van Buyten
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Birthdate: February 7, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chimay, Belgium
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Enzo Scifo
(Former footballer midfielder)
Enzo Scifo
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Birthdate: February 19, 1966
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: La Louvière, Belgium
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Dennis Praet
(Association football player)
Dennis Praet
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Birthdate: May 14, 1994
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Leuven
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Jelle Van Damme
(Association football player)
Jelle Van Damme
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Birthdate: October 10, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lokeren
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Laurent Ciman
(Association football player)
Laurent Ciman
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Birthdate: August 5, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Farciennes
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Jean-Marc Bosman
(Association football player)
Jean-Marc Bosman
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Birthdate: October 30, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Liège
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Christian Kabasele
(Football player - Centre-back)
Christian Kabasele
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Birthdate: February 24, 1991
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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Anthony Vanden Borre
(Footballer defender)
Anthony Vanden Borre
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Birthdate: October 24, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Likasi, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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Luc Nilis
(Association football player)
Luc Nilis
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Birthdate: May 25, 1967
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hasselt
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Maxime Lestienne
(Association football player)
Maxime Lestienne
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Birthdate: June 17, 1992
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kortrijk
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Dodi Lukebakio
(Football player - Right winger)
Dodi Lukebakio
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Birthdate: September 24, 1997
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
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Jelle Vossen
(Association football player)
Jelle Vossen
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Birthdate: March 22, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bilzen
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Ilias Chair
(Footballer midfielder)
Ilias Chair
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Birthdate: October 30, 1997
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Antwerp, Belgium
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Jean-Marie Pfaff
(Football player)
Jean-Marie Pfaff
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Birthdate: December 4, 1953
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lebbeke, Belgium
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Omar El Kaddouri
(Footballer Midfielder)
Omar El Kaddouri
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Birthdate: August 21, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
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Pat Van Den Hauwe
(Football player Defender)
Pat Van Den Hauwe
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Birthdate: December 16, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dendermonde, Belgium
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Eric Gerets
(Football manager and former player who played as a right back)
Eric Gerets
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Birthdate: May 18, 1954
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rekem, Belgium
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Benito Raman
(Footballer forward)
Benito Raman
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Birthdate: November 7, 1994
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ghent, Belgium
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Silvio Proto
(Association football player)
Silvio Proto
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Birthdate: May 23, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Charleroi
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Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe
(Association football player)
Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe
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Birthdate: February 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ghent
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