target: Thibaut Courtois (Real Madrid), Coen Castells (Wolfsburg), Simon Mignolet (Club Brugge)
Defense: Arthur Thiet (Stad Rennes), Vout Fass (Leicester City), Toby Alderweireld (Royal Antwerp FC), Zeno Debast (RSC Anderlecht), Jan Vertonghen (RSC Anderlecht), Timothy Kasten (Leicester City), Thomas Meunier (BVB)
midfield/attack: Amadou Onana (Everton), Leander Dendonker (Aston Villa), Axel Vitsel (Atlético Madrid), Yuri Tielemens (Leicester City), Kevin de Bruyne (Manchester City), Charles de Catelair (Milan), Hans Vancken (Club Brugge), Yannick Carrasco (Atletico Madrid), Leandro Trossard (Brighton), Eden Hazard (Real Madrid), Thoran Hazard (BVB), Dodi Lubacchio (Hertha), Lois Openda (RC Lens), Michi Batsuyai (Fenerbahçe), Dries Mertens (Galtasarai) Romelu Kukaku (Inter Milan)
Croatia: Another storm in the final?
At the 2018 World Cup, Croatia surprisingly reached the final, losing 4–2 to France there. This time reaching the finals will not be a surprise, but an absolute feeling. After the World Cup, important players such as Ivan Rakitic and Mario Mandzukic resigned. Top star and world footballer 2018 Luka Modric is now 37 years old. Nevertheless, the Croatians are serious competitors, with RB Leipzig’s Josko Guradiol also running a defensive gem for the national team. The first goal is to advance in the group.
Croatia at a glance
biggest success: Vice World Champion 2018
trainer: Zlatko Dalic, previously coached in Saudi Arabia and Croatia
shaft ((Based on transfermarkt.de, subject to change, the start of the World Cup may still change, a total of 26 players can be nominated):
target: Dominic Livakovic (Dinamo Zagreb), Ivica Ivusic (NK Osijek), Lavre Kalinik (Hajduk Split)
Defense: Josko Guardiol (RB Leipzig), Josip Sutalo (Dinamo Zagreb), Martin Erlik (Sasuolo), Dejan Lovren (Zenit), Domagoj Vida (AEK Athens), Borna Sosa (VfB Stuttgart), Borna Barisic (Glasgow Rangers), Josip Stanisic (Bavaria), Josip Juranovic (Celtic)
midfield/attack: Marcelo Brozovic (Inter), Matteo Kovacic (Chelsea), Luka Susic (RB Salzburg), Luka Modric (Real Madrid), Ivan Perisic (Tottenham), Mario Pasalic (Atlanta), Nikola Vlasic (Torino), Lovro Major (Stade Rennes) ) ), Mislav Orsik (Dinamo Zagreb), Lady Kramarik (TSG Hoffenheim), Marko Livaja (Hajduk Split), Bruno Petkovic (Dinamo Zagreb), Ante Budimir (CA Osasuna)
Canada: Second World Cup Ever
Canada will be allowed to participate in the World Cup for the second time in 2022. Little or nothing came together in 1986: Canada were eliminated after the preliminary round and did not score a single point at the time. The team around Bayern’s star player Alfonso Davies is definitely looking to improve this record. Along with stormtroopers Jonathan David (Lille), the two youngsters and his team want to cause a surprise and advance to the Round of 16.
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