World Cup: Deserted streets in Belgian cities as Belgium trounce Brazil

Football, pubs, television screens and large outdoor screens were the focus of attention on Friday evening as Belgium took on heavyweight Brazil at the World Cup in Russia.  In most towns the streets were deserted as Belgians prayed for victory.  As we know their prayers were answered and Belgium now take on France in the next match. Photo journalist Alexander Dumarey immortalised the sights in Ghent as Belgium kicked Brazil out of the World Cup.

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