Fellaini turned hero for Belgium, scoring the equalizer against Japan. Belgium, one of the favourite at the ongoing World Cup in Russia survived elimination scare at the hands of Japan as the came from 2-goals down to seal 3-2 victory.
Belgium would have thought they had the simpler opponent after finishing top of their group to avoid Colombia who later face England in one of the Round of 16 match later today. Little did Belgium know that they would be up for a daunting task after the Asian went 2 goal up early in the second half.
Belgium were stunned but had the right composure to come back and won the match 3-2. Vertoghen, Fellaini and Chadli were all on target for Belgium, setting up a mouth-watering quarter final encounter with Brazil.
Fellaini was a subject on transfer speculations away from Man United after waiting a long time before extending his contract. The decision to stay on didn’t go down well with Man United fans, while Arsenal fans whose club was interested sighed relief after he confirmed extending his contract with Man United.
The news got Man United fans angry such that they hurled insult at him on Social Media. Fellaini who has been heavily criticized for by the fans was the hero for Belgium last night, scoring the equalizer moments after coming in as a substitute for Hazard before Chadli completed the comeback.
The Belgian giants is however unfazed by criticism and has promised to give his all for United when the season returns