Eric Gerets

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Belgian goalkeeper Jean Marie Pfaff claims the ball ahead of  Spanish forward Emilio Butragueno during the World Cup quarter-final in Puebla, Mexico in June 1986. Photograph: AFP via Getty Images

Easily the most thrilling 45 minutes I’ve ever known – up to April 1987 – is spent standing behind Jean-Marie Pfaff. Actually, I’m perched slightly ab(...)

The Belgium squad during a training session at the squad’s camp ahead of the World Cup in Stockholm. Photograph: Ints Kalnins / Reuters

Manager: Marc Wilmots Best finish: Fourth (1986) World Cup record: Played 41, Won 14, Drawn 9, Lost 18 History This will be Belgium(...)