Meunier is annoyed by the ambient pessimism in Belgium
“You, the journalists, are the main link between the national team and the general public. So when you criticize and keep repeating that the World Cup will be difficult, it rubs off on people“, says the Borussia Dortmund player. While Belgium will face Canada on Wednesday in their first match in Qatar, Meunier and several of his teammates are annoyed by the “negativismfrom the Belgian press. “When I sometimes read the Dutch media who already see themselves going far, when, sorry, I think they have a great team but to see them go all the way in this tournament…, I don’t understand that on does not show more enthusiasm in Belgiuma reminder says Meunier. Sunday, his teammate Axel Witsel had made a similar speech about the lack of enthusiasm of his compatriots: “All this negativity is a shame. People have the right to give their opinion but I find it a shame despite everything“said Atlético Madfrid midfielder. “In 2018, we had achieved an extraordinary course (by reaching the semi-finals). We were all on top individually and collectively. We want to do the same thing in Qatar. The future will tell“, had concluded the midfielder.