"No chance, we're too old" - Kevin De Bruyne slams Belgium's chances of winning World Cup 2022

Kevin De Bruyne
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Whether they're a member of one of the big teams or with minnows that are just happy to be taking part, players usually talk up their chances at a World Cup. 

Ahead of Qatar, key players from practically every participating nation shared their hopes of making it to the latter stages; maybe even lifting the title. It's very unusual to hear a player admitting they have no chance, especially if they represent a tournament favourite. 

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Ed McCambridge
Staff Writer

Ed is a staff writer at FourFourTwo, working across the magazine and website. A German speaker, he’s been working as a football reporter in Berlin since 2015, predominantly covering the Bundesliga and Germany's national team. Favourite FFT features include an exclusive interview with Jude Bellingham following the youngster’s move to Borussia Dortmund in 2020, a history of the Berlin Derby since the fall of the Wall and a celebration of Kevin Keegan’s playing career.