The eyes of the world will be on Russia throughout the World Cup – as well as its star names.
From Rodriguez to Ronaldo, and Suarez to Salah (hopefully), the world’s biggest names will all be desperate to showcase their talents on the biggest stage.
Some are international tournament veterans, while others are appearing at the world’s biggest football tournament for the first time.
Here are the 32 stars – one for each nation – to look out for in Russia. Click through the slideshow (or scroll down on mobile) to see all 32 players.
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