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What will happen in the 2018 World Cup according to the FIFA Worl…

What will happen in the 2018 World Cup according to the FIFA Worl...

*Spoiler alert* England don’t win it.

The strange world of the FIFA world rankings baffles us all.

Clearly determined by somebody who has by no means truly watched worldwide soccer, a few of the rankings are questionable to say the least (Switzerland greater than Spain and France).

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This summer time’s event is harder to predict than your regular world cup, with subplots throughout the place.

Will Germany retain their crown? Is Lionel Messi lastly about to get his palms on the World Cup? Can Gareth Southgate lead England to victory?

Okay, we undoubtedly know that final one isn’t occurring…

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*Enter generic remark about ‘Germany efficiency’*

So, with that stated, lets take a gander at the spreadsheet equal of a crystal ball and head over to the world rankings.

Right here is the 2018 World Cup determined solely by the world rankings

Group levels

Group A

1 Uruguay (17)

2 Egypt (46)

three Russia (66)

four Saudi Arabia (70)

No main shocks in this one.

Uruguay prime the group, presumably after Luis Suarez goes on a spree of biting the opposition.

Hosts Russia gained’t be too happy as they end third behind the unstoppable pressure of Egypt and Mohamed Elnen… Salah.

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An image from the future after he single-handedly knocks out Russia

Saudi Arabia unsurprisingly end rock-bottom.

Group B

1 Portgual (four)

2 Spain (eight)

three Iran (36)

four Morocco (42)

Portugal and Cristiano Ronaldo end prime forward of Spain, in what wouldn’t be the most shocking of outcomes.

Perhaps these world rankings aren’t that dangerous in any case?

Iran pip Morocco to third place in the group, as Marouane Chamakh posters are aggressively ripped of each bed room wall in Morocco.

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He simply couldn’t save them this time

Group C

1 France (7)

2 Peru (11)

three Denmark (12)

four Australia (40)

France get off to a great begin in their quest to recuperate from Euro 2016 last heartbreak, after they prime Group C.

Peru end in 2nd place, toppling a Denmark aspect brimming with expertise resembling Christian Eriksen and Nicklas Bendtner… truly it’s simply Christian Eriksen, actually.

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Tim Cahill bows out of his last World Cup in disappointing trend, as the ‘Socceroos’ end backside of the pile.

Group D

1 Argentina (5)

2 Croatia (18)

three Iceland (22)

four Nigeria (47)

Lionel Messi makes a superb begin in his quest for World Cup glory, as Argentina prime the group.

Croatia end second, with England’s nemesis from Euro 2016, Iceland, failing to make it out of the group, what a end result.

Alex Iwobi frustrates a whole nation as his lack of composure in entrance of aim means Nigeria stoop to 4th. I’m positive their package goes down rather well although.

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Waste of a stunning package

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Group E

1 Brazil (2)

2 Switzerland (6)

three Costa Rica (25)

four Serbia (35)

Brazil end prime of Group E and look good worth for his or her tag of joint favourites for the event.

Granit Xhaka clatters into everybody as Switzerland end 2nd.

Costa Rica beat Serbia to third in the group, not that it means something in any respect although.

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He two foots Switzerland into the knockouts

Group F

1 Germany (1)

2 Mexico (15)

three Sweden (23)

four Korea (61) 

Germany start their defence of the World Cup in sometimes supreme trend, topping the group.

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Mexico end 2nd as they proceed their efforts to be the event’s darkish horses.

Sweden clearly miss Zlatan Ibrahimovic as they’re left with Korea to battle it out for third and 4th place.

Group G

1 Belgium (three)

2 England (13)

three Tunisia (14)

four Panama (55)

The wizardry of Kevin De Bruyne and Eden Hazard earns Belgium 1st place in the group.

Gareth Southgate’s males nearly scrape 2nd place, England are just one rating greater than Tunisia?


Peaky blinders

Panama shock no one as they end all-time low.

Group H

1 Poland (10)

2 Colombia (16)

three Senegal (28)

four Japan (60)

Poland end forward of Colombia who get 2nd place.

Sadio Mane and Senegal end a good third with Japan book-ending the group.

Absolute waste of a gaggle in all equity.


“Oh Mane, Mane”

Russia, Denmark and Sweden are the solely notable casualties from the group levels, if we’re to consider the world rankings

Spherical of 16

Spain (eight) v Uruguay (17) – Spain win

Spain come a step nearer to recovering from their World Cup humiliation in 2014, overcoming Uruguay in the first spherical of 16 conflict.

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TBT to 2010, higher days for Spain

Portugal (four) v Egypt (46) – Portugal win

Portugal overcome Egypt in their tie, as Salah’s World Cup fairy-tale comes to an finish.

France (7) v Croatia (18) – France win

France see off Croatia to progress to the quarter-finals.

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Presumably this pair will bang them in for enjoyable this summer time

Argentina (5) v Peru (11) – Argentina win

Argentina cope with Peru in their all South American conflict.

Brazil (2) v Mexio (15) – Brazil win

Brazil proceed their efforts for World Cup redemption as they beat Mexico in one other all South American match up.

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Neymar presumably does injury

Germany (1) v Switzerland (6) – Germany win

Joachim Low’s aspect see off Switzerland in their conflict.

Belgium (three) v Colombia (16) – Belgium win 

Belgium make mild work of Colombia as they hope to lastly shake off their tag of perennial event failures.

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Little question this man will get a transfer to Actual Madrid after an excellent World Cup

England (13) v Poland (10) – Poland win

Alas, this the place the journey ends for Southgate’s aspect.

We made a great fist of it, however in the finish, Robert Lewandowski and Poland have been an excessive amount of for the likes of Phil Jones and Danny Welbeck.

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Extra of the similar for us then

No actual shocks in this spherical of fixtures, aside from England bouncing out… is that basically a shock although?


Spain (eight) v France (7) – France win

Didier Deschamps’ males go marching on to the semi-finals after overcoming Spain.

What a quarter-final this might be although.

Portugal (four) v Argentina (5) – Portugal win

This can be a little bit of a clumsy one… Ronaldo will get the higher of Messi as Portugal knockout Argentina.

I hope the recreation ends in actually dramatic type and Ronaldo celebrates wildly in Messi’s face.

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Completely gutted

Brazil (2) v Belgium (three) – Brazil win

The world’s second greatest staff knock out the third greatest group in what can be an thrilling match-up.

I nonetheless don’t absolutely perceive how Belgium are ranked third?

Germany (1) v Poland (10) – Germany win

Germany once more doing what they do greatest, what an absolute pressure.

This one isn’t precisely a glamour tie, however lets all simply be grateful that it isn’t England on the finish of a thumping from Germany.


I’m wondering if Mesut Ozil fancied turning up?

After some completely mammoth fixtures, we’re left with a mouthwatering final 4

France (7) v Brazil (2) – Brazil win

In the first of two thrilling semi-finals, Brazil overcome France.

Presumably Deschamps will get the sack and Arsene Wenger takes over after this?

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Squad objectives

Portugal (four) v Germany (1) – Germany win

Germany finish Portugal’s hopes of back-to-back Euro and World Cup wins.

According to the world rankings, this summer time’s last will be a repeat of the memorable 2014 semi-final


Brazil (2) v Germany (1) – Germany win

And there we now have it, Germany are the winners, hardly shocking although actually.

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We’ll be seeing this once more if the world rankings are something to go by

According to the rankings, Joachim Löw’s aspect will lump additional humiliation on Brazil, this after their 7-1 spanking in the semi-finals again in 2014.

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Dry your eyes mate

Hopefully the remaining leaves us with some extra iconic moments, simply as that notorious match in Brazil did.

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An entire World cup being selected the rankings doesn’t precisely throw up any main shocks.

It does nevertheless imply that the greatest all the time play the greatest and isn’t that what we actually need?

Perhaps the world rankings aren’t as bats**t loopy as all of us assume?



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