“Belgian Billiard Miracle” wins every final, Real Madrid miracle

01 Jun 2022 | 08:49 | Football

(Sports News, Billiards News) The recent 2022 Ho Chi Minh City World Cup winner continues to help superstar Eddie Merckx maintain an impressive winning percentage every time he reaches the World Cup final.

Eddy Merkcx wins 12 World Cups after 13 finals

Eddy Merkcx’s only loss in a World Cup final was in November 2008 in Hurghada (Egypt) to Daniel Sanchez (Spain). The game is played with 3 wins of 5 innings, each in the form of 15 points. Daniel Sanchez won 3-0 (15-1, 15-5 and 15-10).

Belgian player unable to sleep due to severe stomach pain before first day of match

The 1968-born player also holds 2 World Championships, 1 European Championship and dozens of national titles, although Belgium has many high-level players such as Sallemans, Roland Fortom, Eli G. Therese, especially Frederick Calderon.

Eddy Merkcx’s journey to conquer the 12th World Cup title in Vietnam was considered a “miracle” when he had to spend a sleepless night with a severe stomach pain. The Belgian player revealed that he was stressed and sore on the second day of the official group stage.

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