The 2018 World Cup has been won by a handful of team. Many have aspired for the trophy, but without much success. We took a historic look at the previous conditions and pinpointed the winners of years past. Now we shine the limelight at those newly-fangled players who are eager to join the World Cup fray for the first time. With this in mind, it would be interesting to review these fresh squads.
We will try to provide a brief snippet of what it means to be a rookie in the big men’s world and see what the chances of the rookies are in winning. With some squads more promising than the rest, there is certainly plenty to take away from this comparison.
A Chilling 2018 World Cup with Iceland
Icelanders are rather small nation. With 330,000 people as per current statistics, they are certainly the smaller country to has ever qualified in the tournament. They certainly gave England a tough time during the Euro 2016, and made it all the way to the quarter finals. They are self-proclaimed giant killers, which is good news for them, as the World Cup reunites mastodons who have been in the game for years, and then there is them – the slayers.
Panama’s World Cup Entry
Panama’s qualification for the 2018 World Cup has bene somewhat of a national success. Or at least so it would seem by the fact that the country has declared the day a national holiday. Not to mention that the country went to take out the United States of America, and to employ a rather jocose turn of phrase here… So much about America first. Panama arriving at the 2018 World Scene will definitely be something of a thing to keep your eyes open for!
So Much About the Contries – Let’s Look at the Players
What a brilliant time to be alive. New footballer debut, and old dogs are gently relegated to the backbench, not for lack of merit in any eventuality. However, all eyes are now focuse don the new players who will make it in the world of competitive football, at the highest level.
Harry Kane Says Yes to England
Harry Kane will be debuting for England. He is praised to be one of the best strikers in the world, playing for Tottenham. And if there is anything that makes him a threatening opponent to play up against, it’s the fact he has outscored the titans of football in 2017. Yes, Kane managed to outscore Messi and Ronaldo both last year, and that’s quite telling about his potential.
N’Golo Kante Comes to the 2018 World Cup Plays
N’Golo Kante has been stealing the spotlight in Leicester City. Seeing him play in the 2018 World Cup is quite reassuring, though! He will be dishing out raw justice at a fast-paced clip, and hopes are he will manage to take France well ahead in the race.
Kylian Mbappe in the Thick of the 2018 World Cup, Too!
Kylian Mbappe is another champ who is looking to join Les Blues. Yes, the midfielder definitely has a decent record which places him as one of the top pics of the competition. Make no mistake, Mbappe is a dangerous player who will definite outshine any of his opponents. Or, in the slightest, you will see him demonstrate the qualities that have made him a great pick for the national team’s manager.
So What to Make of the 2018 World Cup?
We will have another article dedicated about footballer’s profiles for you, but right now, suffice it to say, that a lot of youngsters will debut in the World Cup. This will allow them to cut their teeths in one of the most prestigious events out there. True, there are many footballers of merit who may have not made it to the event, and the reasons are many. Most likely, though, is that their home country did not qualify.
For better or for worse, though, the event is now slated to begin with a few stars amiss. We will follow the upcoming football with great interest, trying to bring you in useful and decent pieces! For now, make sure to check our write ups which cover the best places to have a bite in Moscow to where to call it a day!