Eden Hazard, Romelu Lukaku Out of Belgium Squad, so Coach Calls Up the Brothers

Eden Hazard, Romelu Lukaku Out of Belgium Squad, so Coach Calls Up the Brothers
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Belgium have lost Premier League duo Eden Hazard and Romelu Lukaku to injury ahead of their game against Australia on Thursday—but in what must surely be something of a first, coach Marc Wilmots has replaced both players with their younger brothers.

Thorgan Hazard, 21, plays a role similar to his older brother's and is on loan from Chelsea to Borussia Monchengladbach this season.

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Jordan Lukaku, 20, is a defender, making his way in the game with KV Oostende in Belgium.  

Romelu tweeted his delight at the news:

 [h/t Sydney Morning Herald]

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