The FIFA World Cup 2018 edition in Russia is just around the corner. We love to watch the live games and feel the adrenalin rush as the players seek to write and rewrite history. While every FIFA world cup has its own surprises, these players are likely to shine and etch their names in the world cup history.
Paul Pogba (France)
Paul Pogba is ranked among the top midfielders in the world, if not the best. This is why Manchester United did not hesitate to pay £93.25 million to get him on their team. Jose Mourinho has expressed his confidence in him saying that he is a top contender in the Ballon d’Or. It is undeniable that Pogba is talented and world cup fans should expect lots of action and personality from him the World Cup.
Marcos Aoás Corrêa (Brazil)
Marcos popularly known as Marquinhos is on the watch list of both Barcelona and Manchester United. It’s only a matter of time before one of these clubs bag him. Marquinhos is currently in the French premiere league. He started playing in the Brazilian Corinthians FC at the age of 8 years. It is therefore not a wonder for him to be one of the most sought-after defenders at the age of 22 years. Marcos clinched gold in the most recent Summer Games. He is expected to bring the same agility, skill and technical ability in the FIFA world cup 2018.
Timo Werner (Germany)
Do not let his age fool you. This 21-year-old is already creating a buzz. Timo Werner led Germany to triumph in the Confederations Cup in June, and he is likely to do the same in Moscow. This young player is ambitious, and his skills make him one of the players to watch.
The 2018 World Cup will be packed, and action filled. These are just some of the many talented players that are likely to make the Russia edition memorable.