Belgium beat Costa Rica in friendly (photo credit: AFP)

Manchester United forward Romelu Lukaku netted twice as Belgium dispatched Costa Rica 4-1 in their final World Cup warm-up.

Bryan Luiz put Costa Rica in front on 24 minutes, before Napoli marksman Dries Mertens restored parity from close range.

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Lukaku scored either side of half-time and then assisted Michy Batshuayi to score Belgium’s fourth.

The Europeans begin their World Cup campaign against Panama next Monday, while Costa Rica confront Serbia in their first game in group E on Sunday.

Russia and Saudi Arabia will kick off the biggest football competition in the world at the Luzhniki Stadium on Thursday, 14 June.