Twitter reacts as Belgium lift their first ever Hockey world Cup trophy in India

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In a nail-biting final of the Hockey World Cup 2018, the European giant Belgium have created history as they have beaten three-time world champion the Netherlands to lift the Hockey World Cup for the very first time.

Belgium beat the Netherlands 3-2 in the Penalty Shootouts.

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Belgium’s Simon Goungnard was in tears. He received warm hugs from his teammates. Just two days ago his father lost the battle against cancer and now he has finally managed to pay the best ever tribute to his old man.

The man of the match award was won by the Belgian goalkeeper Vincent Vanasch for his tremendous effort throughout the game and during the Penalty Corner.

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Twitteratis poured in congratulation tweets for the newly crowned world champions.

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