De Bruyne: The 2022 World Cup may be the last of my career
Belgian star Kevin De Bruyne admitted that the 2022 FIFA World Cup, scheduled in Qatar between November 20 and December 18, may be the last in his career, stressing that he is looking forward to seeing his children compete at the highest level.
The Belgian international is still feeling at ease before the World Cup, and scored for Manchester City the 1-0 win against Leicester City on Saturday in the English Premier League.
De Bruyne’s family will travel to Qatar for the World Cup, where Belgium will compete in Group F with Canada, Morocco and Croatia.
De Bruyne, 31, participated with the Belgian national team in the 2018 World Cup in Russia, during which he achieved third place, and also participated in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, when Belgium reached the quarter-finals, but he realizes that the next edition may be the last for him.
De Bruyne said, “My family will go to the group stage competitions, I am of course 31 years old, and I don’t know what will happen in four years, this is the first time that my children will be able to attend the World Cup.”
He added in the statements published by the British news agency “BA Media”, “This is the reason for their coming, it will be a special event, I do not want to miss them, they are six, four and two years old, the two older children follow football to some extent, but the girl does not She does that yet, but she can go enjoy the sun and play in the pool.”
De Bruyne added, “I feel excited, this will be the third participation, and participation is always a special thing, these events are huge because they are followed by everyone.”