Mark the date 14th June 2018. It is when the 2018 FIFA world cup is going to start. It is a matter of great honor and pride for any team to win this prestigious world cup this year. There are many teams which are in good shape and good players on their playing list, these teams can have a real chance of lifting up that cup in Russia this year.
Though the fact remains that you can never tell if there would be any surprises in store, there were instances in the football world cup history where under dog teams have performed really well against everyone’s expectations and snatched the world cup from right the noses of legendary and crowd favorite teams. We have to wait till July of this year to see if this year we would get an expected winner or a completely new team will claim the world cup.
According to experts and fans the following five teams stand great chances of winning the world cup this year. Let’s have a look at one by one and analyze their pros and cons and if they really have a chance at winning this year.
Team who can Win the 2018 FIFA World cup?
FIFA World cup 2018 may be won by Germany, France, Brazil, Spain or Argentina. These teams participating in the 2018 FIFA World cup have got high rankings. With few months to go to the FIFA World cup 2018, Germany still is world no.1 team, followed by Brazil at second spot which also has good chances of winning 2018 FIFA World cup.
Argentina played the finals of FIFA world cup 2014 against Germany; sure they lost the cup to the Germans. However, they have proved time and again that they are more than capable to perform in big tournaments. Although Argentina didn’t exactly sail smoothly in the CONMEBOL qualifiers, they surely are one of the strongest sides in the FIFA World Cup 2018 led by the legendary star footballer Lionel Messi. They are definitely aiming for a win in this tournament.
The year 2008 was a turning point in the football history for team Spain. They won and performed in tournament after tournament to make their place in the list of top teams in the world. Though Netherlands made sure that Spain went home just in the group stage level in the FIFA world cup 2014, Spain still have the team and stamina to make it big in FIFA world cup 2018.
France gave one stellar performance in 2016 Euro Cup. They trashed Germany ( the world number 1 team) to enter the finals. France amazing players in its team like Sidibé, Varane, Umtiti ,Mendy Kanté, Paul Pogba and Rabiot, Ousmane Dembélé, Antoine Griezmann, Lacazette, and Kylian Mbappé. They sure are one of the crowd favorites to win it this time.
Brazil the team that has won the most number of world cups till date is surely one of the top contenders to win the 2018 FIFA world cup. Though they had some rough experiences in tournaments like Copa America and Centenario, players of Brazil can still pull off a world cup win.
I think any football fan will blindly put their bets on Germany to win the FIFA World cup 2018. Their performance from past four years is a evidence to what German are capable of not forgetting the fact that they are the defending champions of FIFA World Cup 2018. Germany is also the No.1 ranked team of the World currently.