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Watch: Adnan Januzaj Reminds England Of His Ability With A Terrific Strike

KALININGRAD, RUSSIA - JUNE 28: Adnan Januzaj of Belgium scores his sides opening goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group G match between England and Belgium at Kaliningrad Stadium on June 28, 2018 in Kaliningrad, Russia. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Adnan Januzaj gave a timely reminder of his ability with a fantastic goal for Belgium against England on Thursday.

The Real Sociedad winger, starting for the Red Devils in a much-changed lineup with World Cup qualification already secured, made his first major contribution to this tournament with a tremendous curling strike to put his side up early in the second half.

(After the beauty of the goal, marvel at how Michy Batshuayi nearly manages to give himself a concussion in the goalmouth with nobody around him.)

Januzaj, who was once courted by England when his early career showed much more promise, spent five years at Manchester United (including 18 months away at Dortmund and Sunderland) before departing Old Trafford on a permanent basis in 2017. This was just his second goal for Belgium, in his ninth appearance.

Should the score remain the same, Belgium will win Group G with nine points from three games and set up a last 16 clash with Japan. England, meanwhile, would be facing Colombia in the knockout stage but avoid the “tougher” of the knockout paths going forward.

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Author: The PA Team

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