Belgium advances to World Cup knockout stage

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Belgium is a country often at odds politically and culturally, with its Dutch-speaking north and French-speaking south.

But all that was forgotten Sunday, as their World Cup team took on Russia.

CCTV’s Jack Barton reports from Brussels, where thousands of people poured into the streets to watch their team, the Red Devils, beat Russia by a single goal.

Belgium Red Devils advances to World Cup knockout stage

Belgium Red Devils advances to World Cup knockout stage

Belgium is a country often at odds politically and culturally, with its Dutch-speaking north and French-speaking south. But all that was forgotten Sunday, as their World Cup team took on Russia. CCTV's Jack Barton reports from Brussels, where thousands of people poured into the streets to watch their team, the Red Devils, beat Russia by a single goal.
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Belgium’s forward Divock Origi celebrates after scoring past Russia’s goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev as Russia’s defender Dmitry Kombarov and Russia’s midfielder Denis Glushakov look on during the Group H football match between Belgium and Russia at The Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on June 22, 2014, during the 2014 FIFA World Cup.