Whoever thought Eddy Merckx was a World Heritage Site might be wrong. Our Belgian cycling hero doesn’t seem so well known to the young generations of Dutch people. Or if we have to believe André Hazes jr. The singer had to admit in Vive la Vie that he had never even heard of Eddy Merckx.
At the table with Karl Vannieuwkerke, Gunther Neefs talked about his relationship with Eddy Merckx. Karl wanted to know whether the generation of André Hazes jr. Still knows our Belgian cycling hero. “I don’t think so,” said the 26-year-old singer. “At least I don’t know him,” he admitted. “Then I’m in the wrong program, right?”
Thijs Zonneveld takes it even further
According to Axel Merckx, his father will not mind