Belgium’s Friendly Against Tunisia Halted By Hail Stones The Size Of A Chihuahua’s Head (Photos)

Chris Wright

8th, June 2014

By Chris Wright

England’s wasn’t the only friendly to succumb to “inclement” weather last night, with Belgium’s World Cup warm-up against Tunisia also having to be temporarily halted in the 24th minute when the stadium was suddenly bombarded by hail stones the size of a chihuahua’s head…

Belgium WCup Soccer Friendly

Belgium WCup Soccer Friendly

Belgium WCup Soccer Friendly

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Belgium WCup Soccer friendly

Belgium went on to win the game 1-0 courtesy of a late Dries Mertens goal, but the victory was tempered by an injury to Romelu Lukaku, who limped off in stoppage time with a badly bruised ankle.

However, Belgian coach Marc Wilmots has played down the knock, claiming that “it’s not that bad”.

(Photos: PA/Getty)