The 2018 FIFA World Cup is finally here, and there is plenty to be excited about! This is one of the biggest sporting events in the world. Football, or “soccer,” is a sport that connects people all over the globe and can unite entire countries. You really can’t beat the feeling of watching an exciting football match in a bar full of your fellow countrymen. The passion that players and fans have for their country is simply indescribable, especially during World Cup 2018!
This edition of the tournament is shaping up to be one of the most exciting of all time. If you aren’t familiar with the World Cup, it’s a soccer tournament that takes place every four years. This year it is being held in Russia and will last for about a month, having started on June 14. It’s the largest and most viewed sporting event in the world. Thirty-two different national teams will all be competing for World Cup 2018 glory. The talent on display is world-class, as the best players in the world unite to form their respective country’s national teams. Some of the most recognizable athletes on the planet are displaying their incredible talents for everyone in the world to enjoy.
There are so many great players who will be competing for their country during World Cup 2018. The best footballers in the world have landed in Russia to make a statement and potentially become legends. However, there are a few players who are a cut above the rest. It’s time to talk about the five most exciting players to look out for at the 2018 FIFA World Cup!
5.) World Cup 2018 Top Player: Harry Kane (England)
England is a country that absolutely loves football but has not had much success with its national team in recent years. That might be changing very soon, thanks to this rising star. Harry Kane is a 24-year-old striker for the English national team who is hoping to guide his team to glory. He is appearing at the World Cup for the first time in his career and has been named captain of the squad. For those not familiar with football, being the captain of your team is a pretty big deal. It means that your manager trusts you to lead your team and inspire victory.
Harry plays in the English Premier League for Tottenham Hotspur when not on national team duty, and has already producedsome jaw-dropping finishes throughout his career. The World Cup is the perfect stage for Kane to become a true superstar. Kane is a natural goalscorer who is sure to have a great World Cup and potentially even challenge for the Golden Boot, the award that goes to the player who scores the most goals. Keep an eye out for Harry during the World Cup!