The 14th Hockey World Cup was organised under the auspices of the Odisha Government at the spectacular Kalinga Stadium for hockey in Bhubaneswar, India. High-level hockey teams from 16 countries participated. In such a scenario, Rio Olympic 2016 silver medalist team Belgium made history again. They defeated a strong team like the Netherlands during the shootout in the final match and the team is now heading home with the first World Cup in the history of Belgium hockey. During checking in at Bhubaneswar Airport, the captain was seen with the cup.