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Man City hero Zabaleta slams De Bruyne: Why are you saying that?!

Manchester City hero Pablo Zabaleta has slammed Belgium's mentality after Kevin De Bruyne suggested they are too old to win the World Cup.

Belgium disappointed in their opening match against Canada, only to sneak a 1-0 win. But they did not find themselves fortunate on Sunday as they were comfortably beaten 2-0 by Morocco.

Speaking as a pundit on BBC, Zabaleta said: "My big concern about Belgium is the things players saying we're not the team we used to be.

"That's not the mentality you bring into the World Cup. They still have enough good players to win and beat anybody. If I'm one of the senior players here I'm fuming.

"Maybe they're playing some mind games. They have two or three players who aren't young but some of the rest of the team.

"Compared to Croatia/Uruguay I don't hear them complaining about the ageing squad. It's not the quality. They still have good enough players but if you complain about all those things it's going to be very difficult. It's not the right mentality."



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