Belger

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Native place: whatever it is, it’s not America (from FF:SW)
Height: unknown
Weight: unknown
Favorite food: none

Diferente do que muitos pensam, a Mad Gear nunca foi somente uma gangue de rua – e sim uma organização com toda uma filosofia própria. Belger, o criador da Mad Gear, cresceu nas favelas de Metro City e com muito trabalho duro conseguiu enriquecer – inicialmente ele escrevia livros contando seus ideais de liberdade através do caos, e com o dinheiro que conseguia com esses livros e algumas conexões no submundo montou um império financeiro que sobrevive até hoje – as Corporações Belger têm influência em quase todos os setores de indústria, comércio e agricultura do mundo.
Belger estava satisfeito com o que tinha, mas via crianças sofrendo todos os dias nas favelas como ele sofreu quando era jovem. Ele sempre viu as restrições que a lei e a ordem impunham como obstáculos à real fraternidade, felicidade e liberdade. Afinal, como um sistema que enfatiza a propriedade privada pode ter lugar para a solidariedade? Ainda jovem, Belger se tornou um anarquista convicto. Com seus estudos sobre filosofia e política, criou o que é conhecido hoje como “anarquismo belgeriano” – um ideal de liberdade através do caos, onde toda a sociedade como conhecemos deveria cair para depois se reerguer como uma comunidade cooperativa sem lugar para o egoísmo, ganância ou crueldade. Um sonho utópico alcançado através do caos.
Para conseguir atingir seu ideal, Belger formou a Mad Gear. As atividades criminosas da gangue nunca lhe importaram muito – ele já tinha mais dinheiro do que conseguiria gastar em dez vidas, mas era contra tudo que lei e ordem representavam.

Final Fight 1: The rich leader of the Mad Gear gang, Belger fought Haggar and co (well, I don’t know who he fought but from the ending of FF1, I’m going to assume it was all three) at the top of his skyscraper in the Uptown area of Metro City. When he was defeated, he got knocked out of the window by Cody and went splat [From the game and FF2’s intro].

Where he is now: Dead dead dead. Lights punched out by Haggar, Cody, and Guy, knocked out of the window by Cody according to FF2’s intro, plummeting many stories to go splat.

Miscellaneous Facts and Notes

FF1 Bio: Belger is the head of a corporation which is secretly manipulating the Mad Gear gang. Often seen in a wheelchair because he hates walking. Belger is a crackshot with the crossbow.

He’s secretly suspected by Haggar to be the mastermind behind Mad Gear’s uprising, even though Damnd kidnaps Jessica and calls the mayor in FF1.

Although he was a businessman, he was commanding the Mad Gear in secret. In public, he was the CEO of a huge corporation.

Belger believes the people of Metro City need him. He says to Haggar before their final battle in FF1 that people and especially the youth flock to Mad Gear because they’re simply fed up with Metro City as it is. Haggar argues that the people are merely deprived of where they can go, and swears that he’ll change things.

He’s an immigrant, although he probably came to America long ago for him to have been able to build up such a massive corporation and crime ring. This is revealed in Streetwise, where his brother states that he “came to this country seeking happiness”. Possibly, Belger was extremely poor before he came to America, since ‘seeking happiness’ seems to me what one would describe a poor person coming to America to try to live the American dream (of getting RICH!). Also possibly, this may be why Belger (presumably) sympathizes with the low-life youths of Metro City as per Mad Gear’s idealistic vision, if Belger himself used to be poor as well.

Him not being born in America isn’t too surprising. Several Mad Gear members weren’t (Andore and El Gado off the top of my head). Metro City IS part of NYC (for the most part) which is where many overseas immigrants enter America, after all.

It is revealed in Streetwise that Belger is a last name, as his brother refers to himself as Belger, as well. Neither of their first names is ever stated.

In the battle with Belger’s brother, Kyle remarks in his journal that Belger is a name with ugly roots in the history of Metro City.

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