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Romelu Lukaku

Lukaku shows he is capable of more than just scoring

MOSCOW: Belgium’s Romelu Lukaku moved closer to his desire to be considered more of an all-round footballer with an assist that set up Kevin De Bruyne for the decisive goal in Friday’s World Cup quarter-final win over Brazil. The powerfully built striker showed a quick turn of pace as he moved out of defence after Belgium won possession from a corner, crossing the halfway line and driving up field before feeding De Bruyne, who then advanced a few metres before striking a superb shot into the corner. It ensured Belgium…

FIFA World Cup: Belgium sinks U.S. in extra time

SALVADOR: Much-fancied Belgium needed extra time to crack heroic United States goalkeeper Tim Howard in a thrilling 2-1 extra-time victory on Tuesday that set up a World Cup quarter-final clash with Argentina. The Belgians had dominated the first 90 minutes but a barrage of efforts were thwarted by an inspired Howard, whose resistance was finally broken in the 93rd minute when midfielder Kevin De Bruyne buried an angled shot from seven meters. In a pulsating extra time, substitute striker Rome Lukaku powered home a second…