Belgium coach Martinez leaving team after World Cup exit

AP , Thursday 1 Dec 2022

Roberto Martinez is leaving as coach of Belgium's national team following Thursday's World Cup exit.

Belgium s head coach Roberto Martinez greets fans at the end of the World Cup group F soccer match b
Belgium s head coach Roberto Martinez greets fans at the end of the World Cup group F soccer match between Croatia and Belgium at the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022. AP

``That was my last game for the national team,'' Martinez said after a 0-0 draw with Croatia led to the team's elimination from the tournament in Qatar.

Martinez coached Belgium to a third-place finish at the 2018 World Cup. He was in charge of the team for six years.

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