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Here’s what we’re expecting from the Qatar World Cup

The wait is almost over for soccer fans around the world. The Qatar 2022 World Cup is gradually approaching and those lucky enough to have tickets will have their plans made for a tournament in a brand-new setting. For those of us watching from home, the teams have had their final international camps and we have gained a bit more of an idea around the World Cup odds for each team and who looks an exciting prospect to upset the…
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Could the FIFA World Cup return to South America?

The FIFA World Cup has been held by European countries for the past 16 years; Italy, Spain, Germany and France have each won its last four editions. Going into this year's event in Qatar, there are extremely realistic hopes held mainly by Brazil and Argentina that the trophy could finally return to South America. https://twitter.com/brfootball/status/1572216077261705217 Brazil may hold the continent's greatest chance: in  Bodog's FIFA World Cup betting markets, for example, they are currently priced as the 9/2 favourites to lift the…
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2018 World Cup in Russia: stonewall defences

Over the many decades that the greatest sporting event in the world has taken place, a common trend has developed among the champions: the deployment of a stern defence. Germany and Italy have each won the World Cup four times, often built upon a staunch back line. Despite the praise often going to the flair-filled attackers, many of Brazil’s five World Cup wins have come from strong defending that allows the forwards to express themselves. So now, with the 21st World…
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How does Brazil’s current XI compare to the class of 2002?

Brazil qualified for the 2018 World Cup at a canter as they became the first side to book their place in Russia back in March 2017. Tite's young team are an impressive outfit who have managed to combine aesthetically pleasing forward play with a robust defence. With the news of Ronaldinho's retirement in January 2018, it got us wondering whether this current Brazil squad can rival the 2002 World Cup winning side. Source: BBC Sport via Twitter Brazil have been…
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Rich list of Brazil

Brazil is an extremely successful sports country in the likes of MMA and football. With this being said there success in football nationally is unprecedented as they are the most successful national team in the history of the World Cup. They have been successful on 5 different occasions that started in 1958 and the most recent in 2002. Brazil placed fourth at the most recent championships back in 2014. To further back this up they have earned a runner up…
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World Cup 2018 qualifying – Ten big talking points

Football fans were well and truly spoilt this summer with the European Championships - the 24-team tournament eventually and surprisingly won by Portugal and watched by a global TV audience of millions. Fortunately, the international football calendar sees little downtime and the qualifying campaign for the 2018 World Cup is well underway. (more…)
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