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The18’s World Cup Predictions (Coupled With Some Truly Fascinating Insights)

“Let there be light: and there was light.” That’s what God said when he sat down to start crunching out the Bible after a long period of crippling writer’s block, but it easily could’ve been what you said after finally getting your hands on The18’s World Cup predictions. Here you have all your favorite soccer niños trying their damnedest to captivate, stimulate and prognosticate for your reading pleasure.

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Coaches Corner: A Tactical Preview Of Russia vs. Saudi Arabia

In what's considered by many to be the weakest group at the World Cup, both Russia and Saudi Arabia will have plenty to prove in Group A's opening match Thursday. Russia will be backed by tens of thousands of screaming fans, while Saudi Arabia will look to prove that they're not here just to make up the numbers. 

The Story Continues: 10 2014 World Cup Narratives That Still Apply In 2018

If you like your dramas with a bit of continuity — and you haven’t watched a soccer match since the 2014 World Cup — you needn’t worry, the 2018 World Cup has got a better story arc than Anna Karenina. Here are 10 narratives that dominated the 2014 tournament that still apply in 2018.

#1. 2018 Costa Rica is 2014 Costa Rica. 

The 2018 World Cup Will Show Us Who Paul Pogba Really Is

Paul Pogba is an enigma wrapped repeatedly in a bunch of increasingly comical synonyms for enigma. And the puzzle that is Pogba will likely be solved during the 2018 World Cup. 

The France midfielder has immense talent and potential. He’s dynamic, versatile, athletic, powerful and silky smooth. It’s why Manchester United paid a then-world-record $125 million for him after letting him go for free four years earlier. 

Who Will Be The Breakout Star Of The World Cup?

With the World Cup nearly upon us, everyone is making their bold predictions about who is going to win it all, which country will flop and who will win the golden boot

The Difference Between Liverpool With And Without Mohamed Salah

We’re guessing you already watched the Champions League final and know the result. While watching, you would have seen that Liverpool’s talismanic winger, Mohamed Salah, had to be subbed off injured in the first half thanks to a challenge from Sergio Ramos. So what was the diffence between Liverpool with and without Salah?

The Top 18 World Cup Players of All Time

It’s the big one, and it kicks off in just three weeks time. The 2018 FIFA World Cup will implant heroes and villains into the global conscious as 31 nations fall by the wayside and one becomes legend. This summer will mark the 21st edition of the tournament, so there’s an abundance of choice for the top World Cup players of all time.

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