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Who Will Win FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia? The Top Contenders


Vishal Aaditya Kundu

We have already stepped into the knockout stages and World Cup is getting more interesting with every passing match.After the high profile exits of Germany, Portugal, Argentina and Spain, the top contenders to win the 2018 FIFA World Cup is getting shorter.

This is one of the most interesting FIFA World Cups ever played, and with a lot of footballing action still left, we are hoping for some big wonders ahead. Here is the list consisting of the top teams who can win the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia –

The French team has done pretty well so far and after its golden generation of Zidane, Vieira and Thuram over, the country may be able to repeat the 1998 glory all over again. With a terrifying side on the block, the team has some top talents in its side. From Umtiti to Varane to Pogba, it has the dependable Kante in the middle and Griezmann and 19-year old star Mbappe up front.

Adding England to the probable list is quite risky, though it has a balanced team this year and the mixture of players seems to be perfect. From Alli and to the current top-scorer Kane it Rashford, Lingard, Stones and Walker. With such talents like Stones and Walker at the back, Alli in the middle and captain Kane upfront, English may be able to repeat a 1966 again in Russia. The combination seems perfect and the team will be hard team to beat.

The top favorites to win the 2018 Russia World Cup are Belgium. The Belgium team has an A-star team with Lukaku from Man U, Chelsea winger Eden Hazard, Man City assist man Bruyne, and Chelsea star player Courtois. At the back it has Vertonghen and Alderweireld with City captain Kompany. With a superstar team on list, the team has already topped the group and seems to be in fire at present.

It is only who has played every world cup till now, and the five-time world champion. After a 7-1 exit in the last world cup at home, the Brazilian team is looking to take the revenge at the 2018 Russia World Cup. From Silva, Miranda and Marcelo and Allison savings the net, it has one of the best defences. In the middle it has Casemiro, Paulinho and the front three has the top wingers like Coutinho, Neymar and Gabriel Jesus.


The South American team came third in the 2010 FIFA World Cup at South Africa with Diego Forlan leading the wheel. Cut past to 2018, the Uruguay team has a balanced fit. The team has performed well so far in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. After topping the group, the team won a high-profile match against Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal in its Round of 16 knockout match. With star forward players like Cavani and Suarez, Uruguay has a fair chance winning the FIFA world cup this time in Russia.