Van Aert: Van der Poel has always motivated me to beat him

OTEGEM, BELGIUM - JANUARY 14: Wout Van Aert of Belgium and Team Cibel-Cebon / Mathieu Van Der Poel of The Netherlands and Team Corendon - Circus / during the 51st Internationale Betafence CX Otegem 2019 - Men Elite, on January 14, 2019 in Otegem, Belgium. (Photo by Luc Claessen/Getty Images)
Van Aert and Van der Poel doing battle in January 2019 (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

On Wednesday night, two of cycling's biggest names will face off once again, with Mathieu van der Poel (Alpecin-Fenix) and Wout Van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) resume their eternal competition against one another. 

The pair will face off in the last round of the 'Container Cup', a 21-part series that sees Belgian sports stars and celebrities take on a head-to-head heptathlon competition held in a shipping container.

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