With the biggest sporting event in the world just around the corner, there are several speculations going around as to which nation will be lifting the trophy at Russia in July, 2018.
Over the years we have seen some special talent emerge for many nations which has made the competition even more worth watching and extremely exciting. There are teams who have so much talent up their sleeves that it was a really challenging decision for them to leave out some of their big players aswell to allow the new emerging talent play this time around.
World Cup 2018 Winner Prediction
But when you have a look on the recent form and the team squads on paper there are 5 teams that look like having a real battle to life the World cup this year in Russia.
We’ll be reviewing all the 5 teams one by one with certainly the defending champions Germany as the top favorites to defend the cup.
Top 5 Favorites Teams to Win FIFA World Cup 2018
The German side have always been a threat in any major competition because they have simply never lacked talent and class. Although they have many major missings in their squad from the previous world cup winning squad in 2014 including the hero goal scorer in the Finals ‘’Mario Gotze’’ and the emerging young talent that has impressed us all ‘’Leroy Sane’’ but they still have a good blend of youth and experience and are certainly the top favorites to do it again.
Another European Giant, who have probably had the best lot of players coming through their ranks in the last 5 years. With the likes of one of the best strikers in the world , Antoine Griezman and the best young player of year 2017 Kylian Mbbape in their attack they look well on their way to destroy the defences of many teams.
Can Portugal Win World Cup 2018?
The best part about the French national side is that they have the most number of options available because they almost have two squads ready to play at the top level, gives you an idea about how much talent is available in their ranks. Their captain and goal keeper, Hugo Lloris would certainly be eyeing the trophy this year at Russia 2018.
Brazil Will Win World Cup 2018
The nation with the most number of world cup wins and probably the most experienced nation when it comes down to playing the crunch games in the World cup finals. It is said that after a downfall in the last few years the Brazilian football team has reborn with probably the best attack in the world led by their charismatic player Neymar Jr who already has had scored the most number of goals for Brazilian international side. They are certainly the best contenders from South America this time to go all the way and life the trophy.
Never short of talent and world class players, the Spanish side looks like the only team to have retained most of their experienced players like Iniesta, Sergio Ramos, Gerard Pique,Sergio Busquets. Also the young Real Madrid talent will be on show this time which includes Isco and Marco Asensio. But many claim that the Spanish weapon would be their in form top goal keeper David de Gea who has been unbelievable for Manchester United in the last two seasons.
Can Argentina Win 2018 World Cup?
Always having a squad that looks extremely squad, but have failed most of the time to show up their team game and play upto their potentials. They have been accused of being too reliant on the worlds greatest player Lionel Messi. This is the time for them to change their fortunes because they look extremely good on paper and Lionel Messi playing his last world cup on peak might well be extremely hunger for an International success.
These are the 5 favourite teams to life the World cup 2018 at Russia, which are yours?