2018 FIFA WC: Free coffin and funeral service offered to one ‘lucky’ Belgian, should they beat Brazil

XtraTime Web Desk:  Belgian funeral home has offered a free coffin and funeral service to the first Belgian to die in the aftermath of their crunch World Cup clash with Brazil on Friday evening, should the Red Devils see themselves beat the five-time World Cup winners.


The service offered would usually cost about 3,000 euros, as explained by the head of the company Olivier Titeux, and the coffin would be white with a red lid complete with a football and other details being painted along the sides.


“In the case of a Red Devils victory tonight, the Ardene Funeral Centre is offering the first to die a funeral service and coffin printed in the Belgian colours,” the company posted on Facebook.


Titeux added that it is up to the relatives of the deceased to submit an application for the service and, as things stand, there have been no requests from relatives of those with life-threatening illnesses.


The company are refusing to rule out further unique offers if Belgium do advance in the tournament.



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