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World Cup Group A

ru Russia

Captain: Igor Akinfeev

Top Players: Sergei Ignashevich (DF), Aleksandr Golovin (MF), Igor Akinfeev (GK), Anton Miranchuk (MF), Fyodor Smolov (FW), Yuri Zhirkov (MF)

uy Uruguay

Captain: Diego Godín

Top Players: Maxi Pereira (DF), Fernando Muslera (GK), Cristian Rodríguez (MF), Rodrigo Bentancur (MF), Edinson Cavani (FW), Luis Suárez (FW), Diego Godín (DF)

eg Egypt

Captain: Essam El-Hadary

Top Players: Essam El-Hadary (GK), Ahmed Hegazi (DF), Ramadan Sobhi (FW), Ahmed Fathy (DF), Mohamed Salah (FW)

sa Saudi Arabia

Captain: Osama Hawsawi

Top Players: Abdullah Al-Khaibari (MF), Osama Hawsawi (DF), Mohammad Al-Sahlawi (FW), Taisir Al-Jassim (MF)

World Cup Group B

pt Portugal

Captain: Cristiano Ronaldo

Top Players: Bruno Alves (DF), Rui Patrício (GK), Pepe (DF), Bernardo Silva (MF), Cristiano Ronaldo (FW), João Moutinho (MF)

es Spain

Captain: Sergio Ramos

Top Players: Sergio Ramos (DF), Álvaro Odriozola (DF), Sergio Busquets (MF), David de Gea (GK), Diego Costa (FW), Gerard Piqué (DF), Andrés Iniesta (MF), David Silva (FW)

ir Iran

Captain: Masoud Shojaei

Top Players: Pejman Montazeri (DF), Sardar Azmoun (FW), Saeid Ezatolahi (MF), Alireza Beiranvand (GK), Ehsan Hajsafi (DF)

ma Morocco

Captain: Medhi Benatia

Top Players: Hakim Ziyech (MF), M'barek Boussoufa (MF), Amine Harit (MF)

World Cup Group C

fr France

Captain: Hugo Lloris

Top Players: Olivier Giroud (FW), Kylian Mbappé (FW), Paul Pogba (MF), Hugo Lloris (GK), Raphaël Varane (DF), Blaise Matuidi (MF), Antoine Griezmann (FW)

pe Peru

Captain: Paolo Guerrero

Top Players: Renato Tapia (MF), Paolo Guerrero (FW), Alberto Rodríguez (DF), Pedro Gallese (GK), Jefferson Farfán (FW)

dk Denmark

Captain: Simon Kjær

Top Players: William Kvist (MF), Michael Krohn-Dehli (MF), Kasper Schmeichel (GK), Christian Eriksen (MF), Kasper Dolberg (FW)

au Australia

Captain: Mile Jedinak

Top Players: Daniel Arzani (FW), Mile Jedinak (MF), Mathew Ryan (GK), Aaron Mooy (MF), Tim Cahill (FW)

World Cup Group E

br Brazil

Captain: Various

Top Players: Philippe Coutinho (MF), Neymar (FW), Alisson (GK), Thiago Silva (DF), Gabriel Jesus (FW)

ch Switzerland

Captain: Stephan Lichtsteiner

Top Players: Yann Sommer (GK), Breel Embolo (FW), Xherdan Shaqiri (MF), Stephan Lichtsteiner (DF)

cr Costa Rica

Captain: Bryan Ruiz

Top Players: Keylor Navas (GK), Bryan Ruiz (MF), Ian Smith (DF), Johnny Acosta (DF), Celso Borges (MF), Christian Bolaños (MF)

rs Serbia

Captain: Aleksandar Kolarov

Top Players: Branislav Ivanović (DF), Vladimir Stojković (GK), Luka Milivojević (MF), Luka Jović (FW), Nemanja Matić (MF)

World Cup Group F

de Germany

Captain: Manuel Neuer

Top Players: Manuel Neuer (GK), Mesut Özil (MF), Jérôme Boateng (DF), Thomas Müller (MF), Timo Werner (FW), Toni Kroos (MF)

mx Mexico

Captain: Andrés Guardado

Top Players: Guillermo Ochoa (GK), Hirving Lozano (FW), Rafael Márquez (DF), Javier Hernández (FW), Héctor Moreno (DF), Oribe Peralta (FW), Giovani dos Santos (MF), Andrés Guardado (MF)

se Sweden

Captain: Andreas Granqvist

Top Players: Andreas Granqvist (DF), Robin Olsen (GK), Pontus Jansson (DF), John Guidetti (FW), Emil Forsberg (MF), Seb Larsson (MF), Marcus Berg (FW)

kr South Korea

Captain: Ki Sung-yueng

Top Players: Hwang Hee-chan (FW), Kim Seung-gyu (GK), Ki Sung-yueng (MF), Park Joo-ho (DF), Son Heung-min (FW)

World Cup Group G

be Belgium

Captain: Eden Hazard

Top Players: Thibaut Courtois (GK), Romelu Lukaku (FW), Eden Hazard (FW), Jan Vertonghen (DF)

eng England

Captain: Harry Kane

Top Players: Harry Kane (FW), Jordan Pickford (GK), Jordan Henderson (MF), Ashley Young (DF), Trent Alexander-Arnold (DF), Dele Alli (MF)

tn Tunisia

Captain: Aymen Mathlouthi

Top Players: Dylan Bronn (DF), Wahbi Khazri (FW)

pa Panama

Captain: Felipe Baloy

Top Players: Jaime Penedo (GK), Gabriel Gómez (MF), Luis Tejada (FW), Felipe Baloy (DF), Aníbal Godoy (MF), Michael Amir Murillo (DF), Román Torres (DF), Blas Pérez (FW), Armando Cooper (MF)

World Cup Group H

pl Poland

Captain: Robert Lewandowski

Top Players: Wojciech Szczęsny (GK), Jakub Błaszczykowski (MF), Kamil Grosicki (MF), Robert Lewandowski (FW), Piotr Zieliński (MF)

co Colombia

Captain: Radamel Falcao

Top Players: Radamel Falcao (FW), James Rodríguez (MF), David Ospina (GK), Davinson Sánchez (DF)

sn Senegal

Captain: Cheikhou Kouyaté

Top Players: Abdoulaye Diallo (GK), Keita Baldé (FW), Cheikhou Kouyaté (MF), Sadio Mané (FW)

jp Japan

Captain: Makoto Hasebe

Top Players: Yuto Nagatomo (DF), Shinji Kagawa (MF), Keisuke Honda (MF), Shinji Okazaki (FW), Makoto Hasebe (MF), Eiji Kawashima (GK), Maya Yoshida (DF)

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    World Cup Knockout Bracket

    A Winner RUS-URU-EGY-KSA
    B Runner-Up IRN-POR-ESP-MAR
    C Winner FRA-DEN-AUS-PER
    D Runner-Up ARG-ISL-CRO-NGA
    E Winner BRA-SUI-CRC-SRB
    F Runner-Up GER-MEX-SWE-KOR
    G Winner BEL-ENG-TUN-PAN
    H Runner-Up POL-COL-SEN-JPN
    B Winner POR-ESP-IRN-MAR
    A Runner-Up RUS-URU-EGY-KSA
    D Winner ARG-ISL-CRO-NGA
    C Runner-Up FRA-DEN-AUS-PER
    F Winner GER-MEX-SWE-KOR
    E Runner-Up BRA-SUI-CRC-SRB
    H Winner POL-COL-SEN-JPN
    G Runner-Up BEL-ENG-TUN-PAN