As the much anticipated European football championship begins today, the Belgian team have confirmed that Kelvin De Bruyne would miss Belgium’s first match against Russia on Saturday,
The Belgian team confirmed that De Bruyne who fractured his eye socket and nose in the Champions League final and had minor surgery last week, only joining up with his Belgian teammates on Monday.
Meanwhile another midfielder Axel Witsel is also recovering from an Achilles tendon injury.
“Axel Witsel and Kevin De Bruyne did not travel to Russia. They stayed in (the Belgian training camp) Tubize to continue their recovery,” the Belgian Red Devils Twitter account said.