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Belgium' s World Cup Red Devils

Updated 1013 GMT (1813 HKT) October 10, 2013
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Mousa Dembele (right) is a key part of the Belgium side hoping to qualify for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Bryn Lennon/Getty Images
The Red Devils are unbeaten in World Cup qualifying, having won seven of their eight group games. Scott Heavey/Getty Images
Romelu Lukaku is still only 20 but has already won 20 full international caps. Arguably the jewel in Belgium's emerging crop of stars, many observers think he is Chelsea's best striker, though he is spending this season on loan at Everton. Here Lukaku, who was born in Antwerp, celebrates after scoring against Newcastle in the English Premier League. Stu Forster/Getty Images
MIdfielder Marouane Fellaini played for Standard Liege before joining Everton. He left Goodison Park in August to join Manchester United, where he linked up again with former Everton manager David Moyes. David Rogers/Getty Images
Alongside Fellaini in Belgium's midfield is Chelsea's Eden Hazard. French club Lille was key to Hazard's development and the midfielder spent five years with the Ligue 1 team before joining Chelsea. Shaun Botterill/Getty Images
Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke is Belgium's first-choice striker. He has scored four league goals this season and is pictured celebrating Villa's surprise 3-1 win over Arsenal on the opening day of the campaign. Clive Mason/Getty Image
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany also skippers the Belgium national team. He began his professional career with Brussels club Anderlecht. Chris McGrath/Getty Images for FA Premier League
Kompany made his debut for Belgium in 2004 and has gone on to win over 50 caps for his country. YVES BOUCAU-JOHN THYS/AFP/Getty Images/file
Napoli forward Dries Mertens (left) is one of the Belgium players to have worked under "brain coach" Michel Bruyninckx in the early stages of his career. The 26-year-old earned a move to Italy after impressing with Dutch club PSV Eindhoven last season. David Rogers/Getty Images/file
Before coming to England, Dembele, who is now with Tottenham, played in both Belgium and Holland. Getty Images
His first EPL club was Fulham, where manager Martin Jol described Dembele as "probably the best player on the ball I've ever seen." David Rogers/Getty Images/file