However, Batshuayi, in his rush to celebrate what would transpire to be the victor, booted the ball against the post emphatically - only to see it rebound directly against his own head and away.
Following Adnan Januzaj's brilliantly curled finish into the top corner, which proved to be the difference between the two sides on Thursday night, Chelsea hitman Batshuayi made a decision to have his own strike of the ball, intending to hit the back of the net as Januzaj had done before him.
"In a World Cup you're going to come up against the best teams in the world", Alexander-Arnold said.
Belgium striker Michy Batshuayi can pinpoint the exact moment when he "f-- up" - and it is precisely one second after the photograph you can see above. But instead of netting the kick, he blasted the ball into the right goalpost.
Michy Batshuayi might be a handy footballer, but he will be forever remembered by millions of people for his epic self falcon at the Fifa World Cup. It didn't take him long to take to Twitter to react to the moment himself.
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South Korea match, because if Germany fails to win, Mexico is guaranteed a spot in the next round. You've got to admit, though, they didn't deserve to reach the round of 16 .
"Why am I so stupid bro".
Neither Belgium or England wants to win their Group G game.
"Fortnite celebrations so overrated bro, I had to create something new", said the 24-year-old, alongside some footage he had "post"-ed on his Twitter feed".
Batshuayi does not hold grudges, according to his Belgium teammate Axel Witsel.