Friday Jul 4
The Wichita Eagle
Belgian defender, 36, key in plans to stop Messi
Yet at 36, he stands at the heart of the Belgian defense ready to blunt Argentina's forwards in the World Cup quarterfinals - and after an outstanding four matches so far, the strategy is not as absurd as it sounds.
Tracking Bayern Munich Player Performance in World Cup Knockout Stage
Bayern Munich's influence at this World Cup has been perfectly clear to see from Day 1, with no fewer than 14 players from the Bavarian champions initially taking part in the international tournament.
Klinsmann: 'We have to go to our extremes'
Belgium is loaded with players from some of the biggest clubs in Europe -- Bayern Munich, Atletico Madrid, all the EPL giants -- and the Red Devils have beaten the USA in their last two meetings, but U.S. coach says his team has the confidence to win on Tuesday in Salvador.
Los Angeles Times
Bruce Arena analyzes U.S.-Germany game, looks ahead to U.S.-Belgium
Belgium goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois allowed just one goal during the group stage of the World Cup.
Belgium deny taking South Korea lightly
Belgium coach Marc Wilmots denied he was taking South Korea lightly despite saying he would field a much-changed line-up for their final World Cup group game.