Who will win the World Cup?

Who do you think will win the World Cup?


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PoTMS

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A week to go until the WC starts. The squads have now been announced. The question is who will win it?

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Champions:
Runners-up:
Third place:

Golden Ball (MVP):
Golden Boot (Most Goals):
Most Assists:
Best Young Player:
Breakout Star:

Most Entertaining Team:
Biggest Underachievers:
Biggest Overachievers:
 

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Brazil or Argentina. Will go for Brazil as that’s my gut feeling.


Champions: Brazil
Runners-up: Argentina
Third place: France

Golden Ball (MVP): Messi
Golden Boot (Most Goals): Mbappe
Most Assists: Vinicius JR
Golden Glove: Alisson
Best Young Player: Pedri
Breakout Star: Musiala

Most Entertaining Team: Brazil
Most Boring Team: Belgium
Biggest Underachievers: Spain
Biggest Overachievers: Serbia
 
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Lay

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I usually get these right for the Euro's. Hmm, decisions decisions.
 

slored1

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Champions: Argentina
Runners-up: Netherlands
Third place: Brazil

Golden Ball (MVP): Messi
Golden Boot (Most Goals): Messi
Most Assists: Vinicius Jr.
Best Young Player: Vinicius
Breakout Star: Jurrien Timber

Most Entertaining Team: Netherlands
Biggest Underachievers: Portugal
Biggest Overachievers: Netherlands
 

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Always like the idea of a country winning it for the first time. Unlikely this time I reckon, but I wonder who has the best chance of upsetting the existing winners. Belgium perhaps? Can only imagine the scenes if Denmark won it, with Eriksen lifting the trophy.
 

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Always like the idea of a country winning it for the first time. Unlikely this time I reckon, but I wonder who has the best chance of upsetting the existing winners. Belgium perhaps? Can only imagine the scenes if Denmark won it, with Eriksen lifting the trophy.
Netherlands so. They're well overdue their first one.
 

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Between Brazil and Argentina. I'd lean towards Brazil just because they've got a crazy amount of strength in depth.
 

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Champions: Argentina
Runners-up: France
Third place: Brazil

Golden Ball (MVP): Messi
Golden Boot (Most Goals): Mbappe
Most Assists: Neymar
Best Young Player: Pedri
Breakout Star: Musiala

Most Entertaining Team: Brazil
Biggest Underachievers: Portugal
Biggest Overachievers: Serbia
 

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Champions: Brazil
Runners-up: Denmark
Third place: Argentina

Golden Ball (MVP): Neymar
Golden Boot (Most Goals): Mbappe
Most Assists: Neymar
Best Young Player: Bellingham
Breakout Star: Musiala

Most Entertaining Team: Germany
Biggest Underachievers: France
Biggest Overachievers: Denmark
 

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Champions: Germany
Runners-up: Argentina
Third place: England

Golden Ball (MVP): Kai Havertz
Golden Boot (Most Goals): Harry Kane / Lautaro Martínez
Most Assists: Lionel Messi
Best Young Player: Pedri
Breakout Star: Kai Havertz

Most Entertaining Team: Spain / Brazil
Biggest Underachievers: France / Portugal
Biggest Overachievers: Senegal / Uruguay
 

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I'm now firmly behind Argentina. That would be perfect - Ronaldo watching Messi lift the cup.
 

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Champions: Portugal
Runners-up: Uruguay
Third place: France

Golden Ball (MVP): Cancelo
Golden Boot (Most Goals): Mbappe
Most Assists: Gakpo
Best Young Player: Gakpo
Breakout Star: Gakpo, Musiala

Most Entertaining Team: Elftal
Biggest Underachievers: Brazil
Biggest Overachievers: Serbia
 

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I have a feeling Germany will be a surprise contender

Champions: Germany
Runners-up: France
Third place: Argentina

Golden Ball (MVP): Musiala
Golden Boot (Most Goals): Neymar
Most Assists: Gnabry
Best Young Player: Musiala
Breakout Star: Musiala

Most Entertaining Team: Brazil
Biggest Underachievers: Argentina
Biggest Overachievers: Morocco
 

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Champions: Spain
Runners-up: Germany
Third place: Netherlands

Golden Ball (MVP): De Jong
Golden Boot (Most Goals): Kane
Most Assists: Raphinha
Best Young Player: Pedri

Biggest Underachievers: Portugal
Biggest Overachievers: South Korea

Dark horses: Serbia
Dark horse for golden boot: Morata
 
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Argentina squad doesn't look that impressive, maybe I don't watch that much football these days but I don't know many of those names. Will Messi be able to play each game 90'?

Brazil would be my pick.
 

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Champions: Brazil
Runners-up: Argentina
Third place: France

Golden Ball (MVP): Messi
Golden Boot (Most Goals): Messi
Most Assists: Messi
Best Young Player: Musiala

Biggest Underachievers: Spain
Biggest Overachievers: Uruguay
 

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Havent a clue given I dont watch international footy outside of the tournaments. France have the most ability but we have to see how they cope without Kante and Pogba. Germany and Spain could do well as they generally have a solid style of play. But it's quite an open looking WC. England might go far too.
 

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Argentina squad doesn't look that impressive, maybe I don't watch that much football these days but I don't know many of those names. Will Messi be able to play each game 90'?

Brazil would be my pick.
Their squad isn't that impressive. But they've been making up for as a team. I think they could probably reach the Quarters or Semis before losing to a team with more genuine quality
 

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I'd say Argentina have become the fan favourites now because of that Ronaldo interview. I'm certainly leaning towards them now.
 

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Their squad isn't that impressive. But they've been making up for as a team. I think they could probably reach the Quarters or Semis before losing to a team with more genuine quality
Yeah this is also why I went for Italy in previous tournament. But Brazil is having some good results as well, although Argentina defensive record is impressive.
 

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Champions: Brazil
Runners-up: France
Third place: Portugal

Golden Ball (MVP): Vinicius Jr
Golden Boot (Most Goals): Mbappe
Most Assists: Rodrygo
Best Young Player: Pedri
Breakout Star: Leao

Most Entertaining Team: Brazil
Biggest Underachievers: England
Biggest Overachievers: Portugal
 

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So the majority of people think a South American team will win it. Interesting…
 

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Champions: Portugal Brazil
Runners-up: Spain
Third place: Germany

Golden Ball (MVP): Ronaldo Vinicius
GoldenBoot (Most Goals): Ronaldo
Most Assists: Ronaldo Messi
Best Young Player: Pape Mata Sarr
Breakout Star: Akram Afif

Most Entertaining Team: Portugal Brazil
Biggest Underachievers:England
Biggest Overachievers: Portugal Ecuador
 

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I’ll take France. I can’t believe the defending champs who have Benzema and Mbappe are all the way down at 4.5% in this poll.
 

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Usually the trophy is won by the team with most disciplined, mentally strong, highly experienced players with inclusion of couple world stats.

Brazil
Alisson, Thiago Silva, Marquinhos, Casemiro, Neymar. Lots of quality and strong characters.
 

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Champions: Argentina
Runners-up: Uruguay
Third place: Mexico

Golden Ball (MVP): Lionel Messi
Golden Boot (Most Goals): L. Martinez
Most Assists: Lionel Messi
Best Young Player: Federico Valvedre
Breakout Star: L.Martinez

Most Entertaining Team: Argentina
Biggest Underachievers: Portugal
Biggest Overachievers: Uruguay
 

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Argentinian team is sort of fired up for Messi. Wonder if that will work to their advantage. May as well backfire by resulting in some unnecessary red cards.
 

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Champions: Ze Germans
Runners-up: Le French
Third place: This is Brazil

Golden Ball (MVP): Don't know
Golden Boot (Most Goals): Don't know
Most Assists: Don't know
Best Young Player: Don't know
Breakout Star: Don't know

Most Entertaining Team: This is Brazil
Biggest Underachievers: England of course
Biggest Overachiever: Me for putting more effort than I should've into these answers
 

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Champions: England
Runners-up: Brazil
Third place: Argentina

Golden Ball (MVP): Neymar
Golden Boot (Most Goals): Neymar
Most Assists: Kane
Best Young Player: Bellingham
Breakout Star: Martinez

Most Entertaining Team: Brazil
Biggest Underachievers: Spain
Biggest Overachievers: USA/Uruguay
 

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Brazil too reliant on Neymar to be successful. If they played a team oriented game and let him play more of a role I think they'd be better. They should try to avoid playing through him.
 

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Champions: Argentina
Runners-up: Spain
Third place: Brazil

Golden Ball (MVP): Messi
Golden Boot (Most Goals): Martinez
Most Assists: Messi
Best Young Player: Pedri
Breakout Star: Bellingham

Most Entertaining Team: Spain
Biggest Underachievers: France
Biggest Overachievers: Serbia
 

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Argentina, Messi is going to have a great World Cup.

Other choices would be Brazil, Spain, France or Germany.
 
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