FINALS / QUALIFYING CAMPAIGNS
FIRST FWC: 1930 LAST FWC: 2014
BEST ACHIEVEMENT: 4th place 1986
The former Everton and Swansea coach was a somewhat surprising candidate to replace Marc Wilmots in 2016, having coached solely at club level in England, but the Spaniard guided an unbeaten Belgium side to the finals. Russia 2018 will represent Martinez’s first appearance at a FIFA tournament as a player or coach.
Speedy, skilful and a master at both creating and scoring goals, Hazard is one of the most exciting forwards in world football. The Chelsea star served up six goals and five assists during Belgium’s impressive qualifying campaign.