Rising Stars to watch out for at FIFA World Cup 2018

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It has been an exciting time for Football fans around the world with the World Cup commencing and a lot of fierce matches taking place. FIFA world cup is said to bring out the shining talents from the depths of the countries and help them conquer the world of football.There are a lot of gifted athletes that have shown their mettle in the previous World Cups and this time is no different.These players have shown great promise in league tournaments and look to work their magic when on field. So,go ahead and check out some of the emerging brilliant and skilled players in FIFA 2018.

KYLIAN MBAPPE

Age : 19

Team : France

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Source-Indian Express

Kylian has conquered the hearts of French football lovers with his exciting gameplay over the past years.He is currently on loan to Paris Saint Germain from his home club,AS Monaco for a staggering amount of 180 million.This gives an idea of  how good he can be.He is also considered an important team player at the national team at such a young age and had also helped in the 2-1 and 1-0  wins in the group stages but there’s still a long way to go.

ANDRE SILVA

Age : 22

Team: Portugal

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Source-Indian Express

Andre,who has scored 12 goals in 22 games for portugal,moved to AC Milan from Porto for 33 million in the summer of 2017.He opened his World Cup after coming on the field in the 79th minute during the 6 goal masterclass against Spain with only a little time to create something.But he is surely on the watchlist in a team that has a Demigod of football in it in the form of Cristiano Ronaldo.Andre is sure to impress the fans.

GABRIEL JESUS

Age : 21

Team : Brazil

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Source-Indian Express

He’s considered the greatest rising talent in the world.He scored seven goals and provided three assists in just 10 games for Brazil,all in world cup qualifiers.So,he’s obviously a permanent member of the team that has been stated as one of the top three favorites of the World Cup.The Manchester City star dreams to walk the path of his idol Ronaldo,and if there’s any young Brazilian striker who has the potential, it’s Gabriel.

MAXIMILIANO GOMEZ

Age : 21

Team : Uruguay

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Source-Indian Express

Maxi has earned the nickname ‘The Bull’ because of his history of profilic goal-scoring and attacking prowess in the game. He was not given a lot to play in his team’s 1-0 win in their match against Egypt but he has been scoring for Celta Vigo against Biggies like Real Madrid and Barcelona and the world is watching him.

ALEKSEI MIRANCHUK

Age : 22

Team : Russia

Source-Indian Express
Source-Indian Express

He wasn’t part of the team that did the 5-0 blow on Saudi Arabia,but Miranchuk is definitely someone to watch out for in the host team’s future matches.An extremely creative attacking midfielder who helped Lokomotive win the Russian title. He has developed well in these recent years and he may be the one Russia can count on to take them all the way.

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