In the wake of raising the FIFA World Cup Russia eight miles from Copacabana shoreline four years back, Germany intends to lift the trophy four miles from the Kremlin on July 15 and fit the first back to back winner after Brasil and Italy in excess of 50 years.
In Russia, football followers beyond the world will get together at 12 stadiums in 11 cities across the European portion of Russia beginning from 14th June for a 32-day, 64-matches. Much has changed since Die Mannschaft mortified the host Selecao 7-1 in the 2014 semis in front of their home crowd, then left Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana Stadium with Fifa world cup trophy with a 1-0 extra-time win over Argentina with the help of Gotze’s magical goal.
This time there are many upsets before the starting of this crazy competition like the United States will be missing from football’s showcase after seven straight appearances. Four-time champion Italy will view from home out of the blue since 1958, its consecutive of 14 back to back appearances finished by a playoff loss to Sweden. The Netherlands, which lost 2010 last to Spain, passed up a great opportunity in the wake of dropping to third in its qualifying gathering. Also, Chile denied qualifying after back-to-back Copa America titles.
Iceland and Panama are World Cup debutantes, Peru is back since 1982, and Egypt ends a nonappearance dating to 1990. Germany and Brazil are the pretournament top options, and France is loved behind them with young stars heading the team. Britain will try to end five decades with no major trophy since 1966.
Messi and Ronaldo Legacy;
After having complete domination from last 10 years in football world Messi and Ronaldo love to add the final and the topmost glory of winning the FIFA world cup, and this is likely their last chance to win a World Cup. Messi will return 31 this June, two days before Argentina ends the opening round facing Nigeria. Ronaldo, 33, served Portugal get the 2016 European Championship for its leading significant title.
All the upcoming superstars and the flag bearers of modern football like Brazil’s Neymar, England’s Harry Kane, Egypt’s Mohamed Salah, France’s Antoine Griezmann and Belgium’s Kevin De Bruyne are stars who want to lift the ultimate glory of their career in Russia.
According to our survey Golden Boot Favourites are;
Neymar (Brazil), Lionel Messi (Argentina), Antoine Griezmann (France)
According to our survey Golden Ball Favourites are;
Lionel Messi (Argentina), Antoine Griezmann (France), Neymar (Brazil), Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal)
ABOUT THE HOSTS:
The World Cup comes back to Europe after 12 years to Russia, turning Russia into the seventeenth country to welcome it to their home soil. Russia had a tight challenge from Portugal and Spain, and also Belgium and the Netherlands want the privilege to organise the FIFA world cup.12 stadiums spread more than 2896km the nation over will share the 64 matches which occur between fourteenth June and fifteenth July GMT.