All hail the conquering hero - Brussels goes crazy for Remco Evenepoel

Thousands gather in Belgian capital to sing world champion's name, and hear him DJ

Remco Evenepoel
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Remco Evenepoel is big news in Belgium right now. He already was a star in the making, but after he became the first Grand Tour winner from the country in 44 years, he went and became their first world champion in ten years too. The young man is now in the stratosphere. 

It is difficult to overstate just how big a name he is in Belgium right now. The man from the Flemish Brabant is on all the newspaper front pages, back pages, and fills most of the column inches in between.

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